“Religion – Catalyst for Violence or Peace? Probing the Abrahamic Traditions for Answers”

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This eConference will tap into interfaith issues surrounding the three Abrahamic traditions: Christianity, Judaism and Islam. The aim is to explore the potential for these traditions to cultivate peace in a world that associates Religion with violence.

 

The eConference will be streamed live over the internet on –

 

DATE: Tuesday, 23 June 2015

LOCATION: The Catholic Parish of Bundaberg, Rossolini Place, Level 1, 66 Woongarra Street, Bundaberg

TIME: Arrive 9.30am for a 10am start – concluding at 2.30pm

 

SPEAKERS:
Imam Mohamad Abdalla
Associate Professor at the School of Humanities, Griffith University, Queensland.

Amy-Jill Levine
Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, and Professor of Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt Divinity School and College of Arts and Science, USA.

Rev Dorothy Lee
Dean of the Theological School and the Frank Woods Professor in New Testament, Trinity College Theological School, University of Divinity, Victoria.

Terry Lovat
Emeritus Professor and Postgraduate Theology Convenor, University of Newcastle and Senior Research Fellow, Philosophy, Religion & Education, University of Oxford, UK.

 

If you are interested, please RSVP the Parish Office 4151 6666 to advise of your attendance by Friday 19 June 2015.

 

For more information:
http://www.bbi.catholic.edu.au/eConference

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