Philosophy OR Religion? panel

Philosophy OR Religion?

Register here. In December last year the well-known Australian Philosopher of Religion Dr Nick Trakakis publicly renounced his Greek Orthodox faith and cast religion itself aside. In his piece “Why I Am Not Orthodox”, Dr Trakakis contends that: “The life of the mind as practiced by Socrates is not […]

Rev Dr Graham Cole

“Evangelicals in the Academy”

The Rev Dr Graham Cole presents the next Emmanuel Centre seminar series over two days. “Scripture and the Disciplines” and “Scripture and the Sciences” 9.00am-12.00pm, Thursday 21 July 2016 Expectations make a difference not only in life, but also in pursuing a scholar’s vocation as a Christian. In […]

To See or Not to See?

The Emmanuel Centre for the Study of Science Religion and Society runs an annual seminar program discussing issues arising from the academy.  Our first seminar for 2016 was presented by Scott Stephens, Editor of ABC Online’s Religion and Ethics website. Entitled “To See or Not to See:  Recovering […]

A Dangerous Education

As the academic year begins, students return to university campuses seeking knowledge and experience.  At Emmanuel College within The University of Queensland, Pastor Nathan Campbell challenged students beginning their studies for the year to resist safety and instead to pursue a more dangerous, but ultimately more rewarding, way of engaging with […]