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Seminar Series:
Introduction to the
program for 2008


Welcome as you explore the 2008 seminar list of the Institute for Spiritual Studies. Our regulars will be pleased to see that once again there is a broad range of topics, with at least several that are likely to be 'must attends'. If the ISS is new for you, then try us out and bring some friends along as well. The evening sessions have an address for around an hour, followed by a refreshment break, and then further opportunity for questions and discussion. It is a formula that works well. One way or another Scripture, Reason and Tradition get a good working over in the context of searching consideration of the spiritual challenges of our time.

Our thanks as ever to the team, led by Jan Gordon-Clark, who have made all this possible — and the ISS team have now done so since the early 1980s.

We look forward to another stimulating series for the year 2008.

Go well!

Rev'd Dr John Davis
Vicar of St Peter's Eastern Hill, Melbourne
Director of the Institute for Spiritual Studies

Program for 2008

Click on the name or title for further details about any event.

1. Fr Ken Parker. Finding Again Our Prophetic Voice: A Lenten Quiet Day
Saturday 23 February, 10.00 am–3.30 pm

2. Dr Richard Heitzenrater. "Lift Up Your Heart, Lift Up Your Voice;
    Rejoice, Again I Say, Rejoice"
Tuesday 11 March, 7.30 pm–9.30 pm

3. Dr Peter Sherlock. Melbourne Anglicans 1847-2007:
    Diversity or Division
Tuesday 15 April, 7.30 pm–9.30 pm

4. Associate Professor Anne Hunt, OAM. The Trinity in Art
Tuesday 29 April, 7.30 pm–9.30 pm

5. Professor Gary Bouma. Australian Soul
Thursday 8 May, 7.30 pm–9.30 pm

6. Tarrawarra Abbey. Ecumenical Vespers for the Vigil of Pentecost
Saturday 10 May, 3.00 pm–6.00 pm

7. Fr Lawrie Styles, Wayne Wescott and Alison Preston.
    Climate Change—State of Play in 2008
Note: This seminar has been cancelled.
Was to have been: Saturday 31 May, 10.00 am–3.30 pm

8. Dom Michael King, OSB. Is There a Place for Monasticism in
    the Twenty-First Century?
Tuesday 10June, 7.30 pm–9.30 pm

9. Dr Colin Holden. A Tale of Two Parishes:
    All Saints East St Kilda and St Peter's Eastern Hill
Tuesday 24 June, 7.30 pm–9.30 pm

10. Judith Richards. The Transition from Mary I to Elizabeth I
Thursday 14 August, 7.30 pm–9.30 pm

11. Rev'd Canon Andrew McGowan. The Tomb of Jesus
Tuesday 26 August, 7.30 pm–9.30 pm

12. Michael Leighton Jones. Ralph Vaughan Williams
Tuesday 9 September, 7.30 pm–9.30 pm

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