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Date: Thursday 9 July. 12:15 - 1:30pm

Title: Pope Francis on 'catastrophic' climate change, world poverty, & social equity.

Speakers: Dr Mick Pope and Prof. Joe Camilleri.

Venue: The Salvation Army Hall, 69 Bourke St. Melbourne.

A new edition of  ISCAST Fellow, Ian Hore-lacy’s 2016 Responsible Dominion – a Christian approach to Sustainable Development has just been published in Kindle format.




As well as being the Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University, the theologian and biophysicist Alister McGrath is now also the Gresham Professor of Divinity, a role that will involve him giving a series of lunch time lectures on science and religion in 2015-16.
On August 15th ISCAST is running a “State of Play” day workshop in Melbourne, led by Rev Dr Mark Worthing. This day workshop aims to investigate the state of play of the evolving conversation between science and religion. What will we be exploring in ten years’ time?
Dr Rich Park from the John Templeton Foundation will also present on Templeton funding in the Antipodes and James Garth will present the results of the recent extensive survey on how we use the word 'faith' in Australia.

Date: Friday 10 - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Topic: CSSRS's annual Write Workshop

Academic Contributors: Prof. Kevin Hart, Dr. Tom Aectner

Venue: Emmanuel College, University of Queensland, Brisbane

For a Draft Program, Registration and full information, please visit the CSSRS website

Date: Sunday 5 July 2015, 9 - 10.30 am

Topic: Science + Faith Exploring the question: Where is God in Natural Disasters?

Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Clarke (Geologist and ISCAST Fellow)

Venue: Hurstbridge Uniting Church (Opp, CFA)

Join in a light breakfast (free), presentation and respectful discussion, followed by brief worship time.



Pope Francis released an unprecedented enyclical last Thursday. For those in the know, it's a big deal.




Date: Thursday 3 September

Topic: Faith & Public Office

Speakers: Full list of speakers available on the conference website.

Venue: Emmanuel College, Sir William MacGregor Drive, St Lucia

Cost: Early Bird before 3 July $60, From 4 July $90

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