Queensland: Faith and Climate Change

faith-climateJoin the Griffith Climate Change Response Program for a seminar on Tuesday 21 August from 1:30 pm at the Griffith University Gold Coast campus with our special guest Professor Patrick Nunn, Associate Director, Sustainability Research Centre, University of Sunshine Coast explores: Improving the Effectiveness and Sustainability of Climate-Change Adaptation Outcomes in the Pacific Islands: A Role for Faith-Engaged Approaches?

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Queensland Atlas of Religion Community Forums

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The Queensland Atlas of Religion (QAR) is a new research project currently commencing at The University of Queensland. Drawing on the expertise of researchers in history and studies in religion, the Atlas aims to document and interpret issues of religious faith, migration, community and identity in the Queensland context.

The Queensland Atlas of Religion Project will conduct community forums at Queensland Atlas of Logan, Toowoomba, Townsville, the State Library of Queensland, and Gladstone during August of 2018.

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Queensland: Women’s Theology Circle

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Rev. Heather Griffin was the first presenter at the re-launched Women’s Theology Circle. Her topic was “Searching for Meaning and Faith in Early Brisbane“. Empowering women to share their perspectives on faith, theology, sacred texts, ministry, service and the arts academically, professionally and personally, the Women’s Theology Circle meets monthly at Indooroopily Uniting Church.

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Queensland: Self-styled Baptist pastor to be deported after ‘harassing’ worshippers

A self-styled Christian Baptist pastor from New Zealand accused of harassing worshippers at two Brisbane mosques earlier this week has had his visa cancelled and is facing deportation.

New Zealand national Logan Robertson, 31, and two others were charged on Friday after allegedly abusing community members at the Kuraby and Darra mosques on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Queensland: Muslims abused as men invade Brisbane mosque

Islamic leaders say rightwing extremists are behind an offensive act of intimidation at a Brisbane mosque, where a teenager was called a terrorist and Islam a cult.

A group of men went to the Kuraby mosque in southern Brisbane on Wednesday, and abused and threatened worshippers after asking to be let inside to film what was going on, the Islamic Council of Queensland said.

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Queensland: The problem of extremism in Judaism, Christianity and Islam

The Centre for Interfaith & Cultural Dialogue at Griffith University will present Prof. Douglas Pratt speaking on the topic of ‘The problem of extremism in Judaism, Christianity and Islam’ at the Nathan Campus on the 17th of July, 2018.

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Toowoomba: ‘Silence for Peace’ Meditation Workshop


The Pure Land Learning College Association, the World Community of Christian Meditation and the Goodwill Committee of Toowoomba will conduct Silence for Peace meditation at St James Anglican Church, Toowoomba on Wednesday, 20 June.

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Queensland: Religion, State & Society: Perspectives from the East and West



The Queensland Intercultural Society and the Centre for Interfaith & Cultural Dialogue, Griffith University presents a panel on Religion, State & Society: Perspectives from the East and West at Griffith University’s Nathan Campus on the evening of Wednesday, 7th March 2018.

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Brisbane: Commonwealth Conference 2018



Griffith University’s Centre of Interfaith and Cultural Dialogue will host a Conference during the Commonwealth Games exploring the normative and practical leadership roles of faith communities, universities, and the Commonwealth of Nations itself under the theme: “Sustainable Peace and Development in a Polarising World: Perspectives and Contributions from the Commonwealth of Nations. The conference will take place at the Griffith University Nathan Campus, Queensland, 9 April 2018 – 11 April 2018.

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Queensland: Gandhi and His Messages of Peace

The Power of Peace Festival in collaboration with the Griffith University Centre for Interfaith & Cultural Dialogue presents a public interfaith forum exploring the legacy of peace left by Mahatma Gandhi on Thursday, 26 October at Griffith University, Nathan Campus.

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Queensland: The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe

The Baulkham Hills African Ladies Troupe – a social justice film – will have a screening sponsored by Creators of Peace Followed by Q&A with co-star Rosemary Kariuki-Fyfe at the Multifaith Centre, Griffith University, Nathan Campus on Saturday 30 September, 2017.

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