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'The vice of fear' Tyler Paytas on the Philosopher's zone

Is fear such a bad thing? Nobody likes to experience it, but fear can be a spur to virtuous action, … Learn more

Teubner wins Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise

ACU researcher Dr Jonathan Teubner has won the prestigious Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise for his monograph … Learn more

Stephen Evans presents on Kierkegaard and the limits of politics.

Earlier this week, Institute Professorial Fellow Stephen Evans was one of five speakers at a session of the … Learn more

Two PhD scholarships to be offered in New Testament studies

The Australian Catholic University (ACU) and KU Leuven, Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, are calling for applications for two … Learn more

Institute director Prof. David Runia appointed Yale visiting professor during Fall semester

The Director of the Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry, Professor David Runia, has been appointed a Visiting Professor … Learn more

Suffering and Flourishing, Guilt and Forgiveness

The Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry is pleased to welcome back Professorial Fellow Eleonore Stump who will be at the … Learn more

Modes of Knowing Rome seminar in July

On 26-28 July 2018, scholars from ACU and around the world met at ACU’s Rome campus for a … Learn more

Veronica Alfano’s IRCI seminar on the Neologistic Imagination

On Tuesday IRCI Research Fellow Dr Veronica Alfano, who is also Assistant Professor in the Institute for Languages and … Learn more

Dr David Newheiser speaks with Rachel Kohn on The Spirit of Things

IRCI’s Dr David Newheiser spoke this week with Rachel Kohn from ABC Radio National’s The Spirit of Things – in a … Learn more

Gladstone Prize Winning Book

Congratulations to IRCI researcher Dr Matthew Champion, whose University of Chicago Press book … Learn more