Sunday 5 August, Annual Sr Shirly Sedawie Oration by Rev. Dr Michael Trainor AM

The Council of Christians and Jews (Vic) Inc.

Receiver of the Victorian Multicultural Commission Award for Excellence 2017

Presents

THE ANNUAL SR SHIRLEY SEDAWIE ORATION

THE CONTRIBUTION OF JEWISH-CHRISTIAN DIALOGUE IN A WORLD OF FUNDAMENTALISM AND POLITICAL EXTREMISM
By
Rev’d Dr Michael Trainor AM

Rev’d Dr Michael Trainor is senior lecturer in biblical studies with the Australian Catholic University. His area of specialisation is the study of the New Testament with particular focus on the gospels and their relevance for our contemporary world. Michael is Co-Chair of the Uniting Church-Roman Catholic Dialogue of South Australia, Co-Chair of the South Australian Council of Christians and Jews, current President of the Australian Catholic Biblical Association, Chair of the Australian Council of Christians and Jews, and Executive Board member of the International Council of Christians and Jews. In 2007 Michael received an Order of Australia (AM) for his services to theology, archaeology and inter-faith relations. His latest books include ‘Earth’s Child: An Ecological Listening to the Gospel of Luke’ (2012-Sheffield Press), ‘The Body of Jesus and Sexual Abuse: How the Gospel Passion Narratives inform a Pastoral Response’ (Wipf & Stock, 2015), and, most recently, co-authored with Prof. Paul Babie of Adelaide University Law School, ‘Owning and Consuming: Neo-Liberalism and the Biblical Voice’ (Routledge, 2018)

SUNDAY, 5 AUGUST 2018, 3.00 pm at TEMPLE BETH ISRAEL, 76-82 Alma Road, St Kilda

Kosher afternoon tea provided

If possible please advise attendance by contacting the CCJ office 326 Church Street, Richmond 3121; Tel: 9429 5212 or Email: ccjvic@bigpond.net.au

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