An address given by author Tim Winton at a Palm Sunday rally in 2015. Sadly, still very relevant.
The Seminary of the 3rd Age curriculum for March looks at
“The God Factor: Re-thinking the Mystery called God”
On March 1 presenter Norm Habel investigates The Indigenous God of Abraham
A close reading of the Abraham narrative reveals early texts that reflect Abraham’s initial relationships with the Canaanites, the indigenous people of the so-called Promised Land. Did Abraham recognise the indigenous God of Canaan? If so, does this present a precedent for recognising the faith of the Australian Aborigines?
Interested? Take a look at the brochure. 2018 Seminary brochure Much much more to come over the course of 2018.
Our Unitarian friends are hosting Dr Hugh MacKay at the Norwood Town Hall, 7pm on Friday October 20th, for what promises to be an interesting and challenging presentation.
More information and booking details here Hugh Mackay poster-1
“Like postmodernity, post-Christian is inclusive of Christianity but not limited to it exclusively.I can preach Christian values in comfort and integrity, but in comfort and integrity I cannot preach ONLY that.”
Rob MacPherson’s excellent introduction to the Unitarian Church in our June Friday Forum
“An Introduction to Buddhist Philosophy”
When: Thursday evenings from 7–8 pm
September 21st through December 21st (14 weeks)
Where: 99 Osmond Terrace, Norwood Cost: Donation
Taught by: Jenny Opie
JENNY OPIE has followed the Buddha’s teachings for forty years after being inspired by Lama Yeshe at a month’s course in Kopan Monastery in Nepal. She has taught meditation to inmates of our prison system and was instrumental in changing the exclusively Christian chaplaincy to multifaith in the 1990s. She was the first Buddhist chaplain in South Australia. Jenny is the author of Simple Truths, an overview of Buddhist wisdom.