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Symposium: “Jesus in [1950s] Australia”

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Symposium: “Jesus in [1950s] Australia”

Symposium: ‘Jesus in [1950s] Australia’   Venue Pilgrim Theological College,  29 College Crescent, Parkville, Victoria on Friday 16 to Saturday 17 April 2021 How has the figure of Jesus been understood in Australia? What unexpected mid-century (1950s) perspectives continue to influence Australian religious and secular culture? The Jesus in Australia Research Project is running a 2-day symposium with new research in multiple discipline areas. A forum discussion, ‘Christianity in Conversation’, provides opportunity...

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Mansfield Prize 2020 – Lisa Beaven

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Mansfield Prize 2020 – Lisa Beaven

The Mansfield Prize Committee have decided that the best article published in the Journal of Religious History for 2020 is awarded to Lisa Beaven, ‘The Early Modern Sensorium: The Rosary in Seventeenth-Century Rome’, Journal of Religious History 44:4 (2020), 443-64 https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9809.12699 Lisa Beaven’s paper brilliantly shows how art historical skills can be merged with those of religious  history, gender and the history of emotions, through a fine-grained investigation into an important devotional practice that...

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CALL FOR PAPERS – A workshop hosted by ACU and Deakin University with support from the RHA

Posted by on March 4, 2021 in Conferences, Members/Contributors News & Posts, News | Comments Off on CALL FOR PAPERS – A workshop hosted by ACU and Deakin University with support from the RHA

CALL FOR PAPERS – A workshop hosted by ACU and Deakin University with support from the RHA

CALL FOR PAPERS A workshop hosted by ACU in partnership with Deakin University with support from the Religious History Association of Australia, July 29-30 AEST, ACU Brisbane and online Intellectual authority and its changing infrastructures in Australian and North American Christianity, 1960s-2010s The seismic events of 2020—a global pandemic with differing levels of trust in public health authorities , the prominence of conspiracy theories, and fresh attention to the ongoing impact of systemic and individual racism—have once more made clear...

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