Commending the Faith | an AWCE public lecture series | Part 3 of 3

Event Details

An Alan Walker College of Evangelism public lecture series.

This 3-part series of public lectures on the topic of Christian apologetics aims to equip individuals and groups, with the tools for explaining their faith to others.

Only $20 for all three Saturdays!

PART 1. Saturday May 26
Introduction: the challenges or questions people have.  In the context of Australia today, an approach that is neither defensive nor aggressive, but confessional.  Examples from history.

PART 2, Saturday June 2
What the Christian faith has contributed to society. The new atheism of Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens and the older atheism of Feuerbach, Marx, Nietzche and Freud. Charles Darwin and the relation between science, faith and the Bible.

PART 3, Saturday June 16  
Typical criticisms of Christianity, such as the accusation of hypocrisy and the problem of suffering.  Faith-sharing processes with Rev Dr Ian Robinson. Points of contact as we seek to commend the faith with others.

Dates: Part One: Saturday, 26 May 2018
Part Two: Saturday, 2 June 2018
Part Three: Saturday, 16 June 2018
Times: Start: 9 a.m. / Finish: 1 p.m. (each day)
Venue: Uniting Church Centre for Ministry
16 Masons Drive, North Parramatta
Cost: $7.50 per person (+ booking fee), for final part
(includes a catered morning tea)
Lecturer: Chris Walker


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Travelling to the Centre for Ministry:

The Centre for Ministry is accessible by public transport.
Please click on this link for more information about travelling to the centre via public transport.
A free visitor car park is also available on-site, as well as in the overflow car park in the paddock diagonally opposite the centre’s driveway entrance.


More Information:

If you would like more information about this course, please contact:

UME Reception | | Ph: 02 8838 8900


Uniting Mission & Education |
A leading theological education provider for the Uniting Church in Australia

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