The Contribution of Jewish-Christian Dialogue in a World of Fundamentalism and Political Extremism: Council of Christians and Jews (Vic)

The Contribution of Jewish-Christian Dialogue in a World of Fundamentalism and Political Extremism: Council of Christians and Jews (Vic)

From August 05, 2018 15:00 until August 05, 2018 17:00

At Temple Beth Israel, 76 - 82 Alma Road, St Kilda, Victoria, 3182

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The Council of Christians and Jews invites you to:

The Contribution of Jewish-Christian Dialogue in a World of Fundamentalism and Political Extremism | The Annual Sr Shirley Sedawie Oration

Date: Sunday 5 August 2018         Time: 3pm
Location: Temple Beth Israel, 76 - 82 Alma Road, St Kilda, Victoria, 3182

Speaker: Rev’d Dr Michael Trainor AM

More about the Speaker: Rev’d Dr Michael Trainor AM is a senior lecturer in biblical studies with the Australian Catholic University. His area of specialisation is the study of the New Testament with particular focus on the gospels and their relevance for our contemporary world. Michael is Co-Chair of the Uniting Church-Roman Catholic Dialogue of South Australia, Co-Chair of the South Australian Council of Christians and Jews, current President of the Australian Catholic Biblical Association, Chair of the Australian Council of Christians and Jews, and Executive Board member of the International Council of Christians and Jews. In 2007 Michael received an Order of Australia (AM) for his services to theology, archaeology and inter-faith relations. His latest books include ‘Earth’s Child: An Ecological Listening to the Gospel of Luke’ (2012-Sheffield Press), ‘The Body of Jesus and Sexual Abuse: How the Gospel Passion Narratives inform a Pastoral Response’ (Wipf & Stock, 2015), and, most recently, co-authored with Prof. Paul Babie of Adelaide University Law School, ‘Owning and Consuming: Neo-Liberalism and the Biblical Voice’ (Routledge, 2018)

Kosher afternoon tea provided.

RSVP: Please advise CCJ Vic Office if you are attending | 03 9429 5212 | ccjvic@bigpond.net.au