Institute for Religion & Critical Inquiry

About us

About us

The IRCI is a Research Institute which aims to promote interdisciplinary and collaborative research on religion and philosophy internationally. The Institute brings together scholars from multiple disciplinary perspectives including philosophy, theology, history, and literature. Established in 2014 to advance the University’s strategic goal of making ACU one of Australia’s leading institutions for religious and philosophical studies, it comprises four research programs: Biblical and Early Christian Studies, Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Philosophy, and Religion and Theology.