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In the Catholic Church, which includes in its mission the provision of school education, the significant rise of people with ‘no religion’ in contemporary Western socie...
As a musician and composer, Dr Maeve Louise Heaney, interweaves the fields of theological aesthetics, spirituality and the arts. Born in Dublin, Ireland, she is a consecrated missionary of a Catholic institute for consecrated life, the Verbum Dei Missionary Fraternity.
Dr Heaney completed her Bachelors in Theology at the Instituto Teológico San Pablo Apóstol in Madrid and her licentiate and doctorate at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. During that time, she taught at both the Gregorian and the Rome base of the Catholic University of Dallas. She was Bannan Fellow 2011–2012 at Santa Clara University, California, teaching at the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley.
Dr Christiaan Jacobs-Vandegeer is the National Head of School (Theology) in the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy and a researcher in the Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry (IRCI) at the Melbourne Campus.
Before joining ACU in 2011, he earned his doctorate in theology from the University of St Michael’s College in Toronto.
He is a chief investigator in the major research program 'Atheism and Christianity: Moving Past Polemic'.
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