Queensland: One God Many Voices – Abrahamic Faiths Concert

Almost 200 people attended the annual evening of Jewish, Christian & Muslim Sacred Voices and Music at the ICD Griffith University on 23rd August. For the first time children from bot the Muslim and Jewish faiths joined together to render a touching rendition of the national anthem. It was also the first time that the young Jewish children sang in public. The whole group received a resounding applause.

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Queensland: Pure Land Learning College gets in the top four at awards

TOOWOOMBA’S Pure Land Learning College has been recognised by the State Government for its efforts in the community. Members from the college attended the Queensland Multicultural Awards where the college placed as one of the four finalists in the award’s community category. The college was one of the 133 nominees.

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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: 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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