The Centre for Studies in Religion and Theology serves to promote research relating to religion within and outside the School of Historical Studies.Peter Howard, Constant Mews and Clare Monagle all research themes relating to religion and society in the medieval and renaissance periods, collaborating in this with members of the Australian Centre for the Study of Jewish Civilisation. Constant Mews is involved in research projects relating to ethics and medieval thought as well as Islamic and conventional financial ethics. Tamara Prosic works in the area of anthropological perspectives to biblical studies, while Judy McNicoll is researching the role of rituals relating to death in contemporary Australian society.
In the Centre for Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies, Roland Boer researches and supervises students in the area of biblical studies and contemporary theory, while Kate Rigby researches and supervises in the field of religion, ecospirituality and ecocriticism. There is also a developing interest in Islamic studies.
- Postgraduate Programs Postgraduate supervision for those wishing to pursue research degrees in religious studies and theology is available through the Centre for Studies in Religion and Theology. The centre also offers interdisciplinary subjects at the postgraduate level which examine the beliefs and practices of different religious traditions. Masters by coursework and masters by coursework and research ... Read more
- Australian Rearch Council Linkage Grants 2003-2009 A/Prof Constant Mews, Prof M Ariff, Prof M Skully, Dr AR Ghouse, Dr D Bakar and Prof A Saeed Religion , Finance and Ethics: Islamic and conventional perspectives on shared principles, practices, and financial institutions and instruments By linking together specialists in finance, banking and religious history, with the Muslim Community Cooperative ... Read more
- Leigh McKinnon Boethius and the Philosophy of Arithmetic Fiona Marantelli Reading the Apostle Paul through the insights of Contemporary theorists. Epistemologies of Resurrection: Faith , Language and Religious Discourse. Ann Taylor The Lectionary, and Intertextuality and the Bible Lynne Reeder The contribution of Franciscan principles to the debates on interdependence in a globalised world Current MA Students Catherine Laufer Christ’s descent to the dead. John Noyce Visions ... Read more