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Seminar 4:
The Trinity in Art

Anne Hunt is convinced that the visual arts offer an evocative avenue of entry into the mysteries of Christian faith in the visually sophisticated culture in which we now live. She has a particular interest in the depiction of the Trinity in the visual arts. She is currently preparing a manuscript on the Trinity in Art for publication, her aim being to present the mystery of the Trinity in a way which is accessible and meaningful to the interested non-specialist reader.

In this session, Anne will present several of her favourite images of the Trinity, most from the tradition of western art, and explore the meanings that they express. She will be delighted to share her reflections on the images, but will also invite members of the group to share their thoughts on the images. Through our enjoyment of aesthetically powerful depictions of the mystery of the Trinity in the visual arts across the centuries, we will together explore the major elements of the Christian doctrine of the Trinity, including an appreciation of what is affirmed in the doctrine (e.g. the three divine persons) and what is rejected (e.g. tritheism).

Date Tuesday 29 April
Time 7.30 - 9.30 pm
Venue St Peter's hall, Eastern Hill
Cost $15 (concession: $12)
Conductor Associate Professor Anne Hunt, OAM,
Anne Hunt is Rector of the Australian Catholic University's Ballarat Campus, and a lecturer in systematic theology. She also teaches at Yarra Theological Union. Her area of passion is the mystery of the Trinity, and she has published three books on the subject, as well as several articles.

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