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Public Lecture – The Bible and Secular Australia: Are they Compatible?

Thursday, 21 February, 7:30 pm9:30 pm

The inaugural Roach Lecture, given by one of Australia’s leading thinkers: Reverend Dr Robyn Whitaker

Discussion and supper will follow the lecture
Free Admission – No bookings required
Getting there
  • Free parking: available on Toorak, Irving & St Georges Roads
  • Tram: Route 58, Stop 136
  • Train: Heyington (Glen Waverley line)

Toorak Uniting Church
603 Toorak Rd, Toorak 3142
www.toorakuc.org.au • 9829 0300

Robyn’s writings have covered a broad range of topics, including same-sex marriage, voluntary assisted dying, gender issues and biblical history. She has appeared on Lateline and Studio 10 and has written for The Melbourne Anglican, The Age and The Conversation.

A Senior Lecturer at Pilgrim Theological College, Robyn was recently named one of Australia’s top thinkers by The Conversation Australia. Her essay Jesus wasn’t white: he was a brown skinned, Middle-Eastern Jew is included in The Conversation Yearbook 2018: 50 standout articles from Australia’s top thinkers.

Robyn is the first Uniting Church minister to be appointed as a Bible Study Convenor for The Lambeth Conference, a once-in-a-decade event which brings together Anglican bishops from over 165 countries to plan the direction of the Anglican Church.

 

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Date:
Thursday, 21 February
Time:
7:30 pm–9:30 pm
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Venue

Toorak Uniting Church
603 Toorak Road
Toorak, VIC 3142 Australia
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Phone:
(03) 9829 0300

Organiser

Toorak Uniting Church
Website:
http://www.toorakuc.org.au/

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