Political Thought & Theology Research Seminar
The last research seminar for 2019 will focus on political thought and theology.
Dr Jonathan Cole – Centre for Public and Contextual Theology, Charles Sturt University Speaking on ‘Christian Political Theology in an Age of Discontent’ – Drawing from his new book Dr Cole will examine how to meaningfully mediate scripture, doctrine, and political reality.
Dr Simon Kennedy – Millis Institute, CHC Speaking on ‘Political Authority and the Ten Commandments in the Reformation’- Dr Kennedy will unpack an overlooked aspect of early modern political thought: interpretations of the commandment to “honour your father” as an imperative to obey political authority.
Miss Simone Nicolson – Millis Institute, CHC’First Law, then Justice’ – An overview of Giambattista Vico’s theory of law and justice in The New Science.