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CALL FOR PAPERS – A workshop hosted by ACU and Deakin University – July 29-30

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CALL FOR PAPERS – A workshop hosted by ACU and Deakin University – July 29-30

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 Call for Papers: 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...

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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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