WATAC, the activist and advocacy organisation Ladies and the Australian Church, has introduced the subsequent subject of their fashionable bi-monthly sequence of interactive webinars – Conserving Grounded: Music and Spirituality. These occasions present theological formation to girls throughout Australia whereas constructing group.
Company Dr Maeve Louise Heaney and Dr Danielle Anne Lynch, theological accomplices and advocates for music as theology, focus on the significance of music of their religious lives and theological work. Their work collectively in phrases and unique tune explores the difficulty of gendered language for God in prayer.
Maeve is Senior Lecturer within the College of Theology and Philosophy at ACU, and Director of the Xavier Centre for Theological Formation. She is a consecrated missionary of a Catholic Institute for Consecrated Life, the Verbum Dei Neighborhood. As a musician and composer, she interweaves the fields of theological aesthetics, spirituality and the humanities, with a specialisation within the symbolic type of music in theological reflection. Maeve’s revealed works embrace her e-book Music as Theology: What Music Says in regards to the Phrase, and her most up-to-date album Unusual Life: The Music of Uncertain Religion.
Danielle is a instructor of Spiritual Training at Marist School Ashgrove and sessional tutor for ACU. Her work in secondary colleges has included roles of Head of Faith, Director of Mission, and Head of Home. Danielle’s educational work in systematic theology encompasses Theology, Music, and Songwriting, with explicit curiosity in feminist and queer approaches. Danielle’s revealed works embrace her e-book God in Sound and Silence: Music as Theology and her album Into Silence.
Danielle’s and Maeve’s music is out there on Spotify, Youtube, iTunes, and different on-line platforms.
Tracy McEwan, Vice-President of WATAC, says of this occasion, “Music is so commonplace in as we speak’s world that we take it as a right. Danielle and Maeve are digging deeper to grasp its impression on who we’re, how we perceive ourselves spiritually, and the way we relate in religion to others and God. This essential work is critical to broaden theological research from the realms of conventional approaches to incorporate the lived experiences of individuals of religion.”
WATAC Presents is on 14 April from 6pm to 7pm (AEST). Register through the web site (www.watac.net.au) to take part.
Established in 1984, Ladies and the Australian Church (WATAC) is an integrated organisation dedicated to a Church characterised by equality. For extra data please contact Andrea Dean firstname.lastname@example.org or https://watac.net.au
With due to WATAC.