Symposium: The Dreaming & Spirit-filled Christianity

Come and hear from a collection of established and emerging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander theologians as they present on what the dreaming and spirituality means to them and to the Australian church.
 
This is the first day of the Grasstree Gathering, a network of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Christian Leaders from all across Australia and we are inviting you in!
 
Cost is $30 to be paid at the door.
 
Tea & coffee will be served from 9:30am where you can meet with Aboriginal Christian leaders from across the country. The symposium concludes at 4:30pm. Lunch provided.
 
Papers will be present on:
 
  • Rev Aunty Patricia Courtenay will present on “Indigenous Theologians in Australia – the who, what, when, and the where to next?”
  • Rev Uncle Ray Minniecon will presnet on "Job: An Aboriginal Story"
  • David Armstrong will present on "Dreaming and Spirituality from an Indigenous Perspective"
  • Uncle Rex Granites Japanangka and Steve Bevis will present on ‘Listening for the Spirit: Warlpiri Experiences of Faith and Country’
  • Adam Gowen will present on "Nguram-bula": A personal journey of faith and Aboriginality
  • Safina Stewart will present on “Heaven Came Down”: A journey with Bunjil the Eagle
  • Brooke Prentis will present on "The relevance and importance of the Dreaming and Aboriginal peoples spirituality for the church in Australia"
The papers presented are part of an edition of the Australasian Pentecostal Studies Journal being co-edited by Tanya Riches and Brooke Prentis to be published late 2018/early 2019.
 
The day will also include a Q&A panel.
WHEN
March 16, 2018 at 10:30am - 4:30pm
WHERE
United Theological College
16 Masons Dr
North Parramatta, NSW 2151
Australia
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