Callum Dawson

Religion and Theology

ACU Researcher

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Location: ACU Melbourne Campus

Callum is a PhD candidate for the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy’s Institute of Religion and Critical Inquiry at the ACU in Melbourne. He has a particular interest in how the theological and ecclesiological content of conciliar documents from the Second Vatican Council have been received by local churches in Australia. He is also interested in the history of Australian Catholic lay movements (particularly in Victoria and Hobart) during the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s. His PhD thesis topic is “The Reception of the Second Vatican Council’s vision of the lay apostolate amongst local churches in Austria” and is supervised by Reverend Associate Professor Ormond Rush and Dr Christiaan Jacobs-Vandegeer. Callum also has bachelor and masters degrees in theology and religious studies from KU Leuven, Belgium.

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