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The Art of Reconciliation

Lecturer: Tim McCowan

This unit explores the possibilities and challenges of growing into agents of reconciliation in Australia today. It will examine:

  • Theological foundations for a ministry of presence and reconciliation today;
  • Key causes and effects of relational breakdown and dysfunction in Australia, including between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians;
  • Gifts and challenges of engaging in forgiveness and reconciliation with First Nation Australians, and in wider personal and social relationships;
  • The art of fostering justice, truth, mercy and peace in the church and society;
  • Personal and communal resources for sustaining a ministry of presence and reconciliation across diverse contexts in Australia.
Delivery Mode (semester 2, 2021): Online

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DP3730S The Art of Reconciliation

DP9730S The Art of Reconciliation