Book Launch | 2 November 2016


The University of Divinity warmly invites you to join us for the combined launch of several recent titles by University academic staff including Simon Hattrell (ed./trans.) Election, Barth and the French Connection, How Pierre Maury gave a Decisive Impetus to Karl Barth’s Doctrine of Election, (Eugene OR: Wipf and Stock, 2016). This title includes chapters by University of Divinity academic staff Mark Lindsay, John McDowell and John Capper.

Guest Speaker: Emeritus Professor Christiaan Mostert.
Christiaan is internationally renowned for his theological scholarship, in particular his acclaimed work on the theologian Wolfhart Pannenberg. He was President of the Melbourne College of Divinity from 2006 to 2007, and a member of the University Council of the University of Divinity until his retirement in 2012.

Other titles to be launched include:

Mark G. Brett, Political Trauma and Healing: Biblical Ethics for a Postcolonial World (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016).

Scott A. Kirkland, Into the Far Country: Karl Barth and the Modern Subject (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2016)

John C. McDowell, Scott Kirkland, and Ashley Moyse (eds), Kenotic Ecclesiology: Select Writings of Donald M. MacKinnon (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2016)

John G. Flett, Apostolicity: The Ecumenical Question in World Christian Perspective (Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 2016)



3:30-5:00pm Wednesday 2 November 2016


Catherine Booth College | 100 Maidstone Street, Ringwood, VIC

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to Meg Nelson, Events and Communications Manager | mnelson@divinity.edu.au

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