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New video: A Climate of Justice

Video to launch Dr Mick Pope’s book, A Climate of Justice: Loving your neighbour in a warming world.

The video documentary on the Cartaret Islands was sourced from: Sinking Paradise, Carteret Islands, PNG https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hgw4HTtokgk

The footage from the Manus Island Protest where a nuber of Christians chained themselves to the gates of the Prime Ministers residence in Sydney, Kirribilli House was sourced from: LoveMakesAWay-Kirribilli Protest https://vimeo.com/245132555

The entire launch event for Mick Pope’s book at the Paddington Anglican Church in Sydney is available on a Facebook webcast.

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Australian College of Theology Monograph Series

The ACT Monograph Series (Series Editor Graeme R. Chatfield) provides a forum for publishing quality research theses and studies by its graduates and affiliated college staff in the broad fields of Biblical Studies, Christian Thought and History, and Practical Theology. The ACT selects the best of its doctoral and research masters theses as well as monographs that offer the academic community, scholars, church leaders and the wider community uniquely Australian and New Zealand perspectives on significant research topics and topics of current debate.

The ACT also provides opportunity for contributors beyond its graduates and affiliated college staff to publish monographs which support the mission and values of the ACT.

Check the current titles here

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Gateway to Renewal

MSP recently published Dr John Collin’s book on the problems of clericalism and the understanding of Ministry which is often cited these days as being at the heart of the crisis in the Church.

Dr Claire Renkin (who heads the Department of Christian Thought and History at the Yarra Theological Union at the University of Divinity in Victoria) gave the address at the book launch and we link to it here as it provides a good overview of why this book is valuable and timely.

Click here to read the address.

 

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Rev Dr Arnold on Martin Luther

To commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, Rev Dr Mark Worthing has released a new book entitled Martin Luther: a Wild Boar in the Lord’s Vineyard which explores his passionate and fiery character and introduces us to a colourful cast of friends and enemies, explaining the complex politics of church and empire.

Here is what Rev Dr Lynn  Arnold, former Premier of South Australia, had to say about it.