Our short courses in theology offer you the opportunity to explore Christian faith and world religions without committing to a full degree. If you’re teaching religious education or working in a Catholic school, you’ll gain hours towards your professional development accreditation.  

Upcoming short courses

We are delighted to announce the details of our next 2019 short course to be held in Melbourne.

The Bible and Belief: Truth, Authority, and Religious Commitment in the 21st Century

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Short course details

Topic and speaker
7 August
Alternative Facts, Fake News and the Search for Truth
Associate Professor Robyn Horner (Australian Catholic University)
14 August
Before the Bible: Coming to Terms with the Plurality of the Biblical Tradition.
Dr Stephen Carlson (Australian Catholic University)
August 21
Mind the Gap: the Bible and Belief.
Dr Emmanuel Nathan (Australian Catholic University)
August 28
Genre and Context: Reading an Ancient Text in the Modern World
Dr Michael Theophilos (Australian Catholic University)

Essential information

Time 6pm - 8pm (refreshments provided from 6pm) 
Venue Christ Lecture Theatre 
ACU Melbourne Campus
115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy VIC
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Fees Attendance, including a Certificate of Participation: $100.00
Attendance only: $50
Current ACU staff and students (not requiring a Certificate of Participation): Free
Accreditation This short course is approved for 6 hours towards Accreditation to Teach in a Catholic School (CECV).

Further information and enquiries

For more information, please email shortcourses.ftp@acu.edu.au.

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