Testing tradition and liberating theology – visit of Val Webb

5th March 2016

Testing Tradition and Liberating Theology: finding your own voice.


Practicing Theological Hospitality: building bridges not borders

Have you tested Christian tradition and found it wanting? Have you wanted to liberate theology from the constraints of out-of-date world-views? Then come and participate in this seminar and invite your friends, particularly those who have rejected Christianity, or are a risk of doing so, as a result of their doubVal Webts.

Cost: $40 including morning tea and lunch

Registration is necessary for catering purposes. Please copy and complete the form below and remit registration and payment as indicated ASAP or send requested details by email to: drgarn@bigpond.net.au

A bookstall will be available with a selection of books by Dr Val Webb and other writers within the Progressive Christian Movement – cash or cheque only. 

9:30 am – 3:00 pm, including a morning tea of yummy hot scones, tea and coffee and delicious lunch

Venue:  Merthyr Road Uniting Church Centre, 52 Merthyr Rd, New Farm, Brisbane.

Transport and Parking: Small amount of off-street parking, plenty of on-street parking (no parking meters). Bus route 196, Stop 13 (outside Venue). Bus leaves from Cultural Centre, outside City Hall in Adelaide St and in Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley.

Phone enquiries: 0409 498 403

Email enquiries: drgarn@bigpond.net.au

Keep up to date: Go to http://www.ucforum.unitingchurch.org.au


Speaker: Dr Val Webb, prominent Australian theologian, with time to explore the subject together. Dr Val Webb is originally from Brisbane and, in recent years, has spoken at several Brisbane seminars that have been very popular. Val’s professional career spans microbiology, business, public relations, writing, art and theology. She has taught religious studies at the University of Minnesota and Augsburg College in USA and at theological colleges in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. Val continues to write, teach and lead workshops around Australia and overseas. She is the author of 9 books and numerous papers, including her latest book “Testing Tradition and Liberating Theology – an invitation to adventure”.

Sponsored by Common Dreams on the Road and Progressive Spirituality Network:

PO  Box 374, New Farm Q  4005


REGISTRATION FORM – Testing Tradition and Liberating Theology

5th March 2016                Cost: $40 including morning tea and lunch

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Or email to:  drgarn@bigpond.net.au 

Enquiries: 0409 498 403

Registration closing date: Wed 2nd March

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