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The Good Book Talks - Trinity Chapel

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Trinity Chapel Macquarie

136 Herring Road

Macquarie Park, NSW 2113

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Unknown, unloved and unbelieved.

The Book that shaped the Western world is now on the back shelf. Is that the way it should be? Does the Bible offer anything valuable for today’s issues? These TED-style talks argue for the ongoing value of the Bible in areas of truth-telling, ethics and culture.


Speakers and Topics

Nick Spencer "The Political Samaritan"

How did one of Jesus’ most famous parables get mixed up in politics? Nick Spencer, from Theos Think Tank in
London, sets out to rescue the Good Samaritan from the bewildering spectrum of political positions it’s been used to shore up.

Greg Clarke "The Great Bible Swindle"

"Exposing the Invisible Book :the Bible’s hidden role in Australian culture”
Greg Clarke, author of The Great Bible Swindle, reveals the secrets about how the Bible hasshaped the Australia we know and love.

Justine Toh "Self-help as secular salvation"

Justine explores how our contemporary obsession with wellness is a collective hangover from a religious past – one that substitutes personal for social transformation – and what might prove to be the cure.


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Trinity Chapel Macquarie

136 Herring Rd, Macquarie Park

Opposite Macquarie University Station

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