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Invitation: Mindful People Build the Future

Wednesday, 20 March 2019, 3:40 pm | St Andrews Trust

Given the awful events of the last week in Christchurch the need for ways to move away from escalating violence and hatred is increasingly important. The St Andrew’s Trust for the Study of Religion and Society is running a 4 week course for people ... More >>

2018 Winter Seminar: Paradise Lost - Paradise Restored?

Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 4:43 pm | St Andrews Trust

2018 Winter Seminar Paradise Lost - Paradise Restored? A weekend reflecting on what we have lost in the de-greening of the earth and exploring ways in which we might grow our understanding of inclusion and diversity to create a new paradise which ... More >>

The Courage to Act - Wellington Conference 3-4 November

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 8:18 am | St Andrews Trust

The St Andrew’s Trust for the Study of Religion and Society finishes its 2017 programme with a mini-conference on the Courage to Act on 3 and 4 November. More >>

Upcoming events - Human Flourishing Seminar this Fri & Sat

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 3:58 pm | St Andrews Trust

Join a creative mob sharing their wisdom and thinking strategically about the future. 5 May, Friday evening 7-8:30pm (Coffee/Tea at 6:30) 6 May, Saturday 9:00 - 3:30pm Human flourishing Seminar The seminar will be part presentation and part workshop ... More >>

Human Flourishing: An idea whose time has come

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 10:33 am | St Andrews Trust

In this election year it’s time to think about human flourishing and what policies might improve or diminish it. St Andrew’s Trust for the Study of Religion and Society is hosting a series of lectures which started in March and saw St Andrew’s Minister ... More >>

St Andrews Trust Lecture - Gretta Vosper

Friday, 30 September 2016, 11:13 am | St Andrews Trust

Tuesday October 11th 2016, 12:15 to 1pm, St Andrew's on The Terrace, 30 The Terrace, Wellington More >>

Christianity in New Zealand: Transforming or Fading?

Friday, 3 June 2016, 11:05 am | St Andrews Trust

A public lecture at St Andrew's on The Terrace, Wellington on Tuesday June 14th at 12:15pm. No charge, koha welcomed. More >>

Lecture: Persecution of Sexual Dissidents since World War II

Friday, 26 February 2016, 5:24 pm | St Andrews Trust

Operating on the premise that nazi homophobia must not be reduced to a momentary aberration in history, the main focus of the lecture addresses the ways in which homophobia continued to find expression in the post-war criminalisation of homosexuality ... More >>

Visiting Teacher of Secular Buddhism

Saturday, 17 October 2015, 10:57 am | St Andrews Trust

From where should we take advice on how to live? What should we aspire to become? What would count as a fulfilling and dignified life? What kind of community is suitable for both human and spiritual growth? More >>

Tuesday 3 March 12:15 St Andrew's : How Free is Free Speech?

Sunday, 1 March 2015, 5:47 pm | St Andrews Trust

Mr David Rutherford, Chief Human Rights Commissioner will be holding an in-depth conversation on Free Speech. The recent massacre of staff of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris has reminded us of the wide range of standards applied to ... More >>

From the Big Bang to God

Tuesday, 28 May 2013, 9:50 am | St Andrews Trust

St Andrew's Trust for the Study of Religion and Society is delighted to be hosting the book launch of Sir Lloyd Geering's latest book: From the Big Bang to God. More >>

Jo Randerson, Actor/Writer in Conversation

Tuesday, 30 April 2013, 12:10 pm | St Andrews Trust

St Andrew’s Trust for the Study of Religion and Society, Jo Randerson, Actor/Writer will engage in a Spirited Conversation on “Writing with Spirit” More >>

Is Secular Religion a Contradiction in Terms?

Wednesday, 23 January 2013, 10:41 am | St Andrews Trust

and the programme kicks off with what I am sure will be a very interesting and lively conversation between Winton Higgins and Professor Sir Lloyd Geering (steered by Noel Cheer) on the subject: More >>

Marriage Equality: reflections on church and state

Thursday, 1 November 2012, 12:03 pm | St Andrews Trust

Marriage is always civil and sometimes also religious. The Marriage Amendment bill has been drafted to allow churches to make their own decisions about who they will marry. Come along and hear how some churches are looking forward to celebrating same-sex ... More >>

Trust Announces Geering Celebration Programme

Tuesday, 30 October 2007, 3:52 pm | St Andrews Trust

Today, organisers announced programme details for an event to recognise Order of New Zealand recipient and New Zealand’s most famous theologian Lloyd Geering’s contribution to public debate of religion and society.* The heresy trial is being ... More >>

Heresy Revisited 40 years after Trial

Friday, 26 October 2007, 9:56 am | St Andrews Trust

Order of New Zealand recipient and New Zealand's most famous theologian Lloyd Geering is set to celebrate with colleagues, friends and interested members of the public 40 years since his landmark heresy trial began. More >>