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In March, April and May, Otago University’s Department of Theology and Religion is hosting a series of public lectures and seminars to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation:  Luther After 500 Years – The “tragic necessity” of the Reformation. 

Among the lecturers are Professor Amy Burnett, who will speak on “The Reformation and women’s place in the sixteenth century”; Professor Wolfgang Huber, former bishop of the Evangelical Church in Germany, speaking on “The spirit of Reformation and future of the market economy”, and Associate Professor John Stenhouse from Otago University whose lecture is titled: “Luther, the Bible and Science”. 

Otago University acknowledges the support of the Synod of Otago and Southland for their support of the programme. 

Download a full programme including dates and venues here

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The Governance Board of Vaughan Park Anglican Retreat Centre invites applications for the annual Vaughan Park Residential Scholarship.

The scholarship provides the successful applicant with a supportive environment, including accommodation and meals, for a period of three consecutive month’s full time study at the Centre.

Applicants may be lay or ordained, will hold a recognised level of tertiary education, be committed to an approved subject of study and able to be resident at Vaughan Park for the period of the Scholarship.

The following choice of 3 month periods is available:

  • March - May
  • July - September

Please indicate your preference with your application.

How to apply
Applications should be made, in writing, to the Scholarship Grants Committee of the Vaughan Park Governance Board and should include:

  • a short biography 
  • an abstract and overall context of the study
  • referemces from at least two and no more than three referees

Applications close on 8 September 2017.

For full information including the criteria for application and the conditions of Scholarship, please contact:our Director, the Rev. Iain Gow at director@vaughanpark.org.nz.

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We invite applications for three separate Residencies of one month in February, June and October 2018.

Successful applications will benefit from a  month’s full-time study at the Centre in a supportive environment, which includes accommodation and meals.

Applications should be made in writing to the Scholarship Grants Committee of the Vaughan Park Governance Board and should include:

  • a short biography,
  • an abstract and/or portfolio and the overall context of the project
  • your date preference
  • references from two referees

Applications close on 8 September 2017.

For more information including the criteria for application and the conditions of the Scholarship, please contact our Director, the Rev. Iain Gow at director@vaughanpark.org.nz.

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