by Greg Spearritt
The Progressive Christian Network of Victoria & Common Dreams on the Road present a lecture & symposium by Dr David Galston: “The Future Of Religion, Jesus, & Christianity”.
David Galston is an outstanding Canadian leader. He is the Academic Director of the Westar Institute, the Ecumenical Chaplain at Brock University, and an Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at Brock. He is also an Advisor for the SnowStar Institute of Religion (Canada) and the Quest Learning Centre (Hamilton, Ontario). He has played a key role, both in Canada and the United States, in the development of progressive forms of religion and theology, including being a founding member and chair of the Westar Institute’s new Seminar on God and the Human Future. David has published two books (Archives and the Event of God, McGill-Queens Press, and Embracing the Human Jesus, Polebridge Press) as well as written several articles for the Westar Institute magazine The Fourth R and academic journal Forum.
Venue: Toorak Uniting Church, 603 Toorak Rd, Toorak
Lecture: Friday 28 August 7.00 pm, “Has Religion a Future?”
Symposium (incl light lunch): Saturday 29 August:
10.00am “Has Jesus a Future?”
11.30 am “Has God a Future?”
1.30 pm “Is There a Post-Christian Christianity?”