Seminars & Lectures

Department of Theology and Religion – 2018 courses

Master of Ministry:  in conjunction with the Anglican, Catholic, Methodist, Presbyterian and other Churches.

Qualifications in Chaplaincy – Certificate, Diploma, Master – also by distance learning

Theology & Religion by Distance Learning – Postgraduate Diploma in Theology, Religious Studies, Master of Theology, Master of Arts, or a PhD.

For further information:  Department of Theology & Religion – email:  or... View article

Clinical Pastoral Education, Otago & Southland

NZACPE course for Otago and Southland (based in Dunedin), 18 January – 24 March 2018, to be conducted by Chaplain Mary R. Huie-Jolly,

Clinical Pastoral Education aims to enhance pastoral identity and competence through supervised exploration of ministry practice.  Participants will gorw in self-awareness of how they relate to others through use of a peer group for support and feedback, and integrate theology and behavioural science with spiritual care.

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Bioethics and Christian Theology – Summer School 2018, 8 Jan – 16 Feb.

Centre for Theology and Public Issues & Department of Theology and Religion
 The paper is available both on Campus and via distance anywhere in New Zealand (or overseas). A pdf with further information is attached.  Available both on Campus and via distance. Topics covered include: Euthanasia, Sanctity of Life, Abortion, IVF and Genetics, Theological Conception of the Person, Autonomy, Suffering and Health, Beneficence and Duty of Care and Dementia

Prerequisite: at 200-level;... View article

Bioethics and Christian Theology – Summer School 2018, 8 Jan – 16 Feb.

The paper is available both on Campus and via distance anywhere in New Zealand (or overseas). A pdf with further information is attached.  Available both on Campus and via distance. Topics covered include: Euthanasia, Sanctity of Life, Abortion, IVF and Genetics, Theological Conception of the Person, Autonomy, Suffering and Health, Beneficence and Duty of Care and Dementia

Prerequisite: at 200-level; any two 100-level papers in any subject; at 300-level; any one 200-level... View article

Clinical Pastoral Education, Otago & Southland

NZACPE course for Otago and Southland (based in Dunedin), 18 January – 24 March 2018, to be conducted by Chaplain Mary R. Huie-Jolly,

Clinical Pastoral Education aims to enhance pastoral identity and competence through supervised exploration of ministry practice.  Participants will gorw in self-awareness of how they relate to others through use of a peer group for support and feedback, and integrate theology and behavioural science with spiritual care.

The CPE group will... View article

National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies

Conference:  Rethinking Pacifism for Revolution, Security and Politics

Keynote speakers: Professor Erica Chenoweth, Professor Stellan Vinthagen, Professor Duane Cady, Professor Brian Martin, Dr Molly Wallace, Moana JacksonWednesday 22 – Friday 24 November, St David Lecture Theatre complex. Day registrations welcome. Further information - National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies.  Tel:  +64 3 479 4546.... View article

Faith Thinking Event – Department of Theology & Religion

The Protestant Reformation and the Breaking of the Western Church

Assoc. Prof. Tim Cooper, Department of Theology and Religion, University of Otago

7:00 – 9:00 pm Friday Oct 27 and 9:00am – 12:30pm Saturday Oct 28

DCBC Church, 19 Main South Road, Concord

 

Register Now – the Course costs $30. For further information go to: http://www.otago.ac.nz/theology/news/faith-thinking.html

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International Rural Churches Association International Quadrennial Conference 2018

“Growing Together”, 15 – 21 April 2018, Lincoln, New Zealand

Lay and ordained rural church leaders are invited to be inspired, encouraged and equipped to face the challenges and opportunities of rural mission and ministry.  IRCA is an ecumenical international fellowship that few out of a meeting of rural church leaders in 1993.  The organisation is administered by Germinate:  The Arthur Rank Centre in the UK with an independent international steering committee.  To... View article

Anglican Pacifist Fellowship

Two Chances to Explore Pacifism – advance notice 

Christian pacifists and people interested in learning more about Christian pacifism are invited to a South Island gathering hosted by the Anglican Pacifist Fellowship on the evening of Friday, 24 and Saturday November 25, 2017 in Dunedin.

These days dovetail onto the end of a National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies “Rethinking Pacifism for Revolution, Security and Politics” conference, November 22-24, at Otago... View article

The 2017 Caversham Lectures

 

7 November:    Life with Big Brother?

Professor Andrew Geddis discusses our current legal and human rights in the light of recently enacted surveillance and intelligence services legislation.

 

14 November:   Opening the Mind – Confessions of a brain surgeon

Professor of Biomedical ethics Grant Gillett, whose research interests are in psychiatry, philosophy and his area of medical expertise neuroscience, reflects on ethical dilemmas posed by... View article

FAITH THINKING 2017

 

The Protestant Reformation and the Breaking of the Western Church

Assoc. Prof. Tim Cooper, Department of Theology and Religion, University of Otago

7:00 – 9:00 pm Friday Oct 27 and 9:00am – 12:30pm Saturday Oct 28, Dunedin City Baptist Church, 19 Main South Road, Concord

 

Each Course costs $30. Please register online at www.otago.ac.nz/continuingeducation. For further information go to:... View article

Clinical Pastoral Education Training

There will be an opportunity for people to undertake CPE training in Dunedin during January – March 2018. The trainer will be Rev Mary Huie-Jolly.

For more information about CPE please go to http://www.cpe-nz.org.nz/

​ “CPE is an action-reflection method of learning pastoral practice under supervision which:

  • integrates pastoral work and theology, with relevant medical, psychological and behavioural sciences
  • engages participants in reflection... View article

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