of Faith in Australia
The Melbourne SoF group meets monthly on a Thursday at 7.30pm at the Carlton Library Meeting Room, corner Rathdowne and Newry Streets, North Carlton. (Melways Map: 2B, J2). Lectures are followed by questions, discussion and refreshments. ALL viewpoints are welcome.
Contact David Miller (03 9467 2063). Gold coin donation appreciated. Lectures are followed by questions, discussion and supper.
2016 / 2017 PROGRAM
15 December 2016
Dr. Colin Goodwin (Independent Scholar)
"Intellectual Respectability and Christian Doctrines: A Reappraisal of Thomas Aquinas".
16 February 2017
Carl Turney (Sunday Assembly)
"Love: Saint Valentine and his Day."
16 March 2017
Tim Harding (Australian Skeptics)
"Europe’s Dark Ages."
20 April 2017
"Exploring Don Cupitt’s suggestion: to give ethics priority in defining and shaping religious life."
18 May 2017
Andrew Rooke (Theosophical Society)
"Ghosts: Do they actually exist? If so, what are they? - Perspectives from Theosophy."
15 June 2017
"Pondering the Universe."
20 July 2017
Paul Tonson (Progressive Agnostic Christian)
"The Faith-Freethought Divide is a False Dichotomy."
17 August 2017
Jennifer Jaeger (Ankh Antiquarian Books)
(Topic will be an aspect of Egyptology.)
21 September 2017
Reem Sweid (Muslims for Progressive Values)
"Can Islam be a progressive religion?"
19 October 2017
George Paul (Coptic Christian)
"The History of the Situation in the Middle East."
16 November 2017
"Contemporary Australian Spirituality."
21 December 2017
Topic to be announced