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12 April, 2021
It’s a year since we were all sent home from our offices, with an expectation (or hope!) that the restrictions would be short term. A year later, many of us haven’t seen our work and study places in months. The TalkCampus team shares the good and the challenging takeaways they have heard over the past 12 months as a lot has changed.
25 February, 2021
James Arblaster, enrolled in the BTh through Catholic Institute of Sydney, was awarded the 2020 CGAR Essay Prize for his essay “Not Peace, but a Sword: Exegetical Reflections on Matthew 10:34-39”.
14 December, 2020
A collection of thirty-five essays celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Ut unum sint, the encyclical of Pope John Paul II.
2 December, 2020
Early Christian Studies series Vol 21 is a publication of Dr Hyung Guen Choi’s PhD thesis which gives special attention to the monastic movement in late antique Palestine.
29 September, 2020
The legacy of Paul’s letter to the Romans would overturn the self-congratulatory and status-preoccupied culture in the western intellectual tradition, replacing it with the humility of the crucified Christ, who was vindicated by God as the risen Lord of all. Prof Harrison’s monograph helps us to see this profound cultural shift more clearly.
25 August, 2020
Mature reflections from the 2016 SCD conference, Justice, Mercy and Social Well-Being: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, has been published by Pickwick Publications.
27 July, 2020
The Australian government has announced five visa changes to ensure that international students are not worse off due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
20 May, 2020
Sydney College of Divinity students can now access the app TalkCampus to get support for mental health anytime of the day in a safe, effective and encouraging environment.
20 April, 2020
The Theology Research Network exists to promote theological research within the SCD drawing together scholars from the diverse theological disciplines, and providing them with a forum and focus for theological research.
17 March, 2020
St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College student Anna Vagias received the prize for an essay submitted as part of her GradDipArts, entitled: ‘An Exegetical Essay on Luke 4:16–30’.
13 February, 2020
The book, arising from the papers delivered at the 2016 Sydney College of Divinity Annual Conference, explores in an ecumenical context the legacy of Romans from a variety of perspectives (ecumenical, historical, exegetical, social, and philosophical).
29 January, 2020
The Department of Health is working across agencies and with states and territories to implement measures to manage the risk of novel coronavirus and have provided factsheets for higher education students, staff and facilities.