Seminary of the 3rd Age is a program conducted by respected theological scholars and leaders, it offers persons young and old, of any faith or no faith, the opportunity to explore and reflect on questions of faith and spirituality relevant in the 21st century.
Each seminar topic in the “seminary of the 3rd age” runs for four weeks taking place on Thursday evenings during the months of March, May, August and October 2020.
Effective Living Centre (26 King William Road, Wayville, SA).
The August Seminary videos will be posted online in early September.
March, May, August, October
Normally run from 7pm– 9.00pm
“Perspectives of the Multi-Faith World”
Founding-Director of the Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE) at the University of South Australia. Previously, he was the Founding-Director of the National Centre of Excellence for Islamic Studies and the Griffith Islamic Research Unit (GIRU) at Griffith University. His authored and co-authored books include Islamic schooling in the West: Pathways to Renewal; Leadership in Islam: Processes and Solutions in Australian Organizations; Islamic Science: The myth of the decline theory; and Islam in the Australian News Media.
Professor Abdalla is one of Australia’s most prominent and respected Muslim leaders, who held multiple distinguished community and academic posts, and received multiple civic awards, including the Ambassador of Peace Award, the Community Leadership Award, the Islamic Council of Queensland Community Service Award, and the Crescents of Brisbane Special Achievement Award.
Rabbi Shoshana Kaminsky
Shoshana Kaminsky has been rabbi of Beit Shalom Synagogue since 2006. Her interest in multifaith dialogue reaches back to her seminary days, when she enjoyed the opportunity to interact with Christian seminarians. Today she is a CPE supervisor regularly supervising both Christian and multifaith groups, and an active part of the Council of Christians and Jews and the Multifaith Association of South Australia. She hosts hundreds of school students at the synagogue each month as well as welcoming adult groups on a regular basis.