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INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM – A Baroque Bishop in Colonial Australia: The cultural patronage of Bishop James Goold (1812-1886)

Posted by on January 25, 2018 in News | Comments Off on INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM – A Baroque Bishop in Colonial Australia: The cultural patronage of Bishop James Goold (1812-1886)

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM – A Baroque Bishop in Colonial Australia:  The cultural patronage of Bishop James Goold (1812-1886)

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM – A Baroque Bishop in Colonial Australia:  The cultural patronage of Bishop James Goold (1812-1886) This International Symposium is a joint ARC project between the University of Melbourne and the University of Divinity and examines the patronage of Melbourne’s first Catholic Bishop, James Goold and his contribution to the cultural life of colonial Melbourne, especially through his art collection, library and patronage of architecture. To be held at The University of Melbourne (Parkville) and the Cardinal Knox...

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CALL FOR PAPERS – RHA Stream for the 2018 Conference of the Australian Historical Association

Posted by on November 23, 2017 in Conferences, News | Comments Off on CALL FOR PAPERS – RHA Stream for the 2018 Conference of the Australian Historical Association

CALL FOR PAPERS – RHA Stream for the 2018 Conference of the Australian Historical Association

Sensory Cultures and the Communication of Belief Canberra :  3 July 2018   Religious History Association (in association with the Australian Historical Association Conference 2-6 July 2018)   The Religious History Association invites presentations that explore the material and sensory dimensions of the communication of belief. Our knowledge of devotional practices and rituals, and of beliefs and attitudes, can be enriched by exploring the material and sensory heritage through which religions are interpreted, expressed and...

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Book Release by Nicholas Griffiths – Sacred Dialogues: Christianity and Native Religions in the Colonial Americas 1492-1700 – revised

Posted by on November 20, 2017 in Members/Contributors News & Posts, News | Comments Off on Book Release by Nicholas Griffiths – Sacred Dialogues: Christianity and Native Religions in the Colonial Americas 1492-1700 – revised

Book Release by Nicholas Griffiths – Sacred Dialogues: Christianity and Native Religions in the Colonial Americas 1492-1700 – revised

Second Revised and Fully Updated Edition 2017 of: Sacred Dialogues: Christianity and Native Religions in the Colonial Americas 1492-1700  by Nicholas Griffiths A Spanish conquistador who posed as a sorcerer and cured native Americans as he trekked across an unknown wilderness; a French Jesuit who conjured rain clouds in order to impress his indigenous flock with the potency of Christian magic; a Puritan minister who healed a native chief in order to win him for God; a Mexican noble who was burned at the stake for resisting the gentle...

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