Exclusion and embrace
Reconciliation in an Australian context
Sunday 16 March 2014
with Professor Miroslav Volf, Yale University
Join Yale University’s Professor Miroslav Volf – one of the world’s leading theologians and critical thinkers – in an exploration of reconciliation in an Australian context. Professor Volf has written over 70 scholarly articles and hundreds of popular editorials. He is the author of Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness and Reconciliation.
The lecture will be followed by an on-stage conversation and Q&A session with Professor Volf and two South Australian theologians, Rev’d Dr Phillip Tolliday (St Barnabas’ College) and Rev’d Dr Graham Buxton (Tabor Adelaide).
Presented by St Barnabas Theological College
Supported by the Hawke Centre, Tabor Adelaide, and Anglicare SA
Professor Miroslav Volf
Miroslav Volf, is Founder and Director of Yale Center for Faith and Culture and Henry B. Wright Professor of Theology, at Yale University Divinity School.
He is actively involved in many top-level initiatives concerning Christian-Muslim relations and was the lead author of the Christian response to A Common Word Between Us and You, the historic open letter signed by 138 Muslim scholars, clerics, and intellectuals, which identified some core common ground at the heart of Christian and Muslim faiths.
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