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.
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.
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.
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.
Following on from a long tradition of hosting community ifthaar dinners in Melbourne and Sydney, the Commonwealth Bank put on its first Ifthaar dinner in Queensland.
The Nambour Community Centre is delivering a series of 4 interfaith conversations at different locations on the Sunshine Coast, as part of a project titled: Faith Friends and Future, funded by the ‘We are Queensland!” multicultural grants program.
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.
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.
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.
The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) will conduct a Multicultural Seminar in Toowoomba on Tuesday 24 October 2017. The University is particularly active in developing and sustaining social harmony and cohesion through engagement with local multicultural and multi-faith education.
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.
A Sufi Musical Evening will be held at Parliament House, George Street, Brisbane, on August 22, evening.
The Centre for Interfaith & Cultural Dialogue at Nathan Campus, Griffith University will present Perspectives on Interfaith Dialogue: Dealing with Difference: Peril or Promise on Thursday 10 August, 2017.
For 18 months, representatives of around 20 different faith groups have worked to form a Queensland network of faith communities committed to advancing interfaith understanding and collaboration and to making a positive contribution within society.
During this week the Islamic Women’s Association of Australia and JK Diversity Consultants held the first Queensland Women’s Interfaith forum about Domestic & Family Violence (DFV). The forum featured diverse speakers who shared their knowledge and experience within their faith communities.
A GROUP of community leaders has vowed to stand strong in support of Muslims in Bundaberg. More than 20 leaders came together at Buss Park yesterday to speak out against ignorance and intolerance. Among the group were religious leaders of different religious denominations as well as leaders of Bundaberg’s Muslim community.
Australian Earth Laws Alliance invites you to join for a thought provoking two day conference in Brisbane, on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th November 2017 at the Griffith Centre for Interfaith and Cultural Dialogue. This conference will bring together people from a range of fields – including environmental education, ethics, environmental psychology, indigenous knowledge systems, the arts, deep ecology, science, business and law – to address a central question: how do we inspire and build Earth ethics in Australian society?