Explore articles relating to the COVID Revelations research theme, written by members of the University of Divinity community.
Return to on-site learning and teaching (Victoria)
The Victorian public health settings will change from 11:59pm on Friday 25 February 2022, to remove the recommendation for Victorians to work or study from home. This means a full resumption of all onsite activities at the University of Divinity’s Victorian Colleges and sites.
Vaccinations and the University of Divinity
In coming weeks the University Executive (comprising the Vice-Chancellor and the College Principals) will need to take decisions which support a full resumption of the University of Divinity’s mission of education, research and community service in 2022.
Conversations in religion and the healing arts
Professor Wendy Mayer from Australian Lutheran College joined an international online panel of experts to discuss ‘Conversations in religion and the healing arts’.
Longing for the face of God
Kimmy? Kimmy? Kimmy, now look at me. Look at me Kim. Look at moi. Look at moi. Now, I’ve got one word to say to you, Kim. Mask. When we want someone’s full attention, as Kath so often does with her self-absorbed daughter Kim, we need them to look at us, face to face. It […]
God, plagues and pestilence – what history can teach us about living through a pandemic
Most of us are living through a year that is unprecedented in our lifetimes. Too young to remember the Spanish flu, we’ve grown up in a world where we take Western wonder drugs and life-saving vaccines for granted. We have no memory of a time when disease brought the world to a standstill or shut down entire economies. We could not have predicted life in Melbourne in 2020 would include a 5-kilometre travel limit or a curfew.
Cultivating patience, and working for justice, in the face of hardship
What do we learn through hardships and deprivation? What kind of person do we become through such experiences?
How technology is changing the way we grieve
Is it possible to be biologically dead, but socially alive? What would that entail? On God Forbid, James and panel find out more about the digital afterlife.
Revelation and Transfiguration
It has been another month of extremes for the University, Australia, and the world. Nonetheless, second semester is now underway, thanks to the extraordinary efforts of many people committed to the vision and mission of theological education. A highlight yesterday was the launch of a new report by UD alumnus, Dr Paul Oslington, entitled The […]