Charles Sturt University
Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture

Speakers

Professor Michael Welker

Professor Michael Welker

Professor Michael Welker (Heidelberg, Germany) is a Protestant theologian and professor for dogmatics (systematic theology). He has lectured widely in the US, throughout Europe, Korea, China and South Africa.

He has published widely about the Spirit of God, creation and the dialogue with science, the role of the church in pluralistic societies, the resurrection and Protestant views about the Lord's Supper.

Since 2006 he has been building a Global Network of Research Centres for Theology, Religious and Christian Studies.

Professor Paul Murray

Professor Paul Murray

Professor Paul Murray (Durham, UK) is a professor of Systematic Theology in the Department of Theology and Religion, and the Director of the Centre for Catholic Studies. He teaches and researches in ecclesiology, ecclesial practice, and the dynamics of ecclesial development. He has a particular interest in areas such as the interface between science and theology, political theology, the doctrine of God, and contemporary Catholic theology. He is the initiator of Receptive Ecumenism, which is closely related to his ecclesiological interests. Since 2011 he has been a member of the Anglican – Roman Catholic International Commission, and he is a Consultor to the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.

Most Revd Sir David Moxon

Most Revd Sir David Moxon

Most Revd Sir David Moxon (Anglican Centre, Rome) is currently the Archbishop of Canterbury's representative to the Holy See and Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome. Before taking up the post, he was one of three primates in the Anglican church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

Dr Antonia Pizzey

Dr Antonia Pizzey

Dr Antonia Pizzey (ACU, Brisbane, Australia) teaches at the Australian Catholic University. Her research interests include Vatican II, ecclesiology, virtues such as hope and humility, and contemporary approaches to ecumenism, such as Receptive Ecumenism and Spiritual Ecumenism.

Revd Dr Vicky Balabanski

Revd Dr Vicky Balabanski 

Reverend Dr Vicky Balabanski (Adelaide, Australia) is senior lecturer in New Testament at Flinders University Department of Theology and Co-Director of Biblical Studies at the Uniting College for Leadership and Theology.  She is a team member and editor of the international Earth Bible Project, and she has written for various feminist collections. She is a member of the Board of the Centre for Ecumenical Studies in Australia.