Of this lecture, Professor Helmer has said:
“Truth-telling is so important in the modern world, where verifiable events and words are denied under the label of ‘fake news’ and drowned in a flood of insults and repudiations. Theologians have been given the gift of talking about truth – the truth of God. Given the contemporary assault on truth, theologians can use this opportunity to bring truth-telling into the discussion. The church can protest what we identify as false; and reform those aspects of reality that are in need of truth”.
A seminar engaging some of Schleiermacher’s key texts with Christine Helmer, Professor of German and Professor of Religious Studies, Northwestern University, Illinois USA
What does it mean to accompany one another? How has mentoring helped more women and other non-traditional leaders emerge in some disciplines? How does theology compare to the wider academy in Australia and internationally?
How does being a mentor – and being mentored – change our understanding of ourselves in relation to other people and in our many contexts?