Tag: Emmanuel College

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 […]

Faith in Public Office guest speakers

Faith in Public Office conference summary

The Faith in Public Office conference held at Emmanuel College, The University of Queensland, on Thursday 3 September 2015 explored the complex relationship between an individual’s religious convictions and the carrying out of duties in public office. Guest speakers who have previously held high public office reflected on […]

Faith in Public Office – John Anderson

Prior to our Faith in Public Office conference in September, former Deputy Prime Minister John Anderson AO was interviewed about the address he would give.  Asked if personal faith should be worn on the sleeve of a person in high public office, John responded that faith should not be left […]