Short course: Abrahamic Perspectives on Mercy

For the Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis, this Short Course provided by The Australian Catholic University will explore the understanding of mercy in the Jewish, Christian and Muslim traditions.

The Short Course will be held on Wednesday evenings in May.

Topics and Speakers
Wednesday, 4 May: “Mercy in Judaism”, Dr Avril Alba (University of Sydney).
Wednesday, 11 May: “Mercy in Christianity”, Dr Maeve Heaney, VDMF (Australian Catholic University).
Wednesday, 18 May: “Mercy in Islam”, Dr Mahsheed Ansari (Charles Sturt University).
Wednesday, 25 May: “Mercy in Religious Life”, Sr Ann-Maree O’Beirne, rsm (Australian Catholic University).

Each session is 6.30-8pm, with refreshments from 6pm.


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