RIPL Public Lectures 2013
Newcastle Institute’s Public Forum - Religion in Political Life
Newcastle Institute next Forum will look at the recent resurgence of the visible influence of religion in political life.
Program Leader Dr Tim Stanley will introduce the aims and background of the Religion in Political Life research program.
His co-researcher Dr Kathleen McPhillips will discuss the way ‘religion’ has been influential in Gender issues, Human Rights and Anti-discrimination legislation. She will also comment on the various religious influences on the current National and State Inquiries into child sexual abuse.
For an international perspective, Professor Terry Lovat will discuss ‘Islam and the West: A Precious but Fractured Relationship’.
These three different perspectives will lead into a broader discussion of how religion is influencing politics in Australia and Internationally – for good or bad.
When: 7.00 – 8.30pm, Wednesday 22 May 2013
Where: Hunter Room, Newcastle City Hall, King St Newcastle
Open to the general public. Admission $5 donation
For more information please visit Necastle Institute web site
Morpeth Lecture 2013
The Morpeth Lecture was established in 1967 to celebrate the great partnership between the University of Newcastle and the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle. The name of the Morpeth Lecture comes from the College of St John the Evangelist at Morpeth, the previous ministry training and education centre of the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle.
Presented by Graham Ward
Regius Professor of Divinity, The University of Oxford
Date: Tuesday, 23 July 2013
Time: 5:45pm for 6pm START to finish by 7:30pm
Venue: Christ Church Cathedral., 46 Newcomen St, Newcastle
FREE (RSVP essential as seats limited)
T (02) 4921 7454
For mor information on Morpeth Lectures visit Community Engagement Office