Gospel Ministry Among Asian Australians
As a second generation Australian whose parents migrated from China in the late 1980s, 2019 Summer Fellow Grace Lung grew up attending a Chinese Australian church. Since then, she has worked in pastoral ministry with students, young workers and women. Through these experiences, Grace discovered the dilemma that’s guided her research.
Fellow in the Spotlight: Rev. Dr. Kirsten Birkett
2018 ADM Senior Research Fellow Rev. Dr. Kirsten Birkett’s research provides a theological understanding of happiness, and demonstrates how the Bible challenges assumptions made about the role of happiness in human life.
Award-Winning Historian Meredith Lake Calls for a Better Understanding of Story
In a society that seems increasingly polarised, can understanding history play a role in shaping our future? Which stories of our shared past could enhance our current civic discourse? Dr Meredith Lake, 2017 ADM Senior Research Fellow, award-winning historian and ABC Radio National host explores these questions in ADM’s 2018 Annual Public Lecture.
Half-yearly update: ADM Fellows share their progress
Four of ADM’s 2018 Fellows reflect on their progress over the past six months. Read what they’ve been doing, how ADM has supported them, and their plans for the next steps in their projects…
William Cooper: a Yorta Yorta Christian and his Bible
“…Yorta Yorta man William Cooper grew up in a world shaped by these realities, and spent decades of his adult life challenging its injustice.” In this extract from 2017 ADM Senior Research Fellow, Meredith Lake’s book, ‘The Bible in Australia: A cultural history’, we hear about the life and work of William Cooper: a Yorta Yorta man, a Christian, and a man who fought injustice and was central to the founding of NAIDOC week…
Exposing the Story of the Bible Down Under
The Bible in Australia – a new book by 2017 ADM Senior Research Fellow Dr Meredith Lake – is fast becoming an iconic reference point in the Australian cultural landscape – not only among the church but in far wider circles. Meredith shares about the experience of launching her book and the public conversations it is opening up …
Rediscovering Australia’s Deep History
ADM Fellowship awardee Dr Laura Rademaker has been appointed to a prestigious position at the Australian National University, researching Australia’s deep human past.
Reflections From Our 2018 Summer Fellows
What a privilege it was to invest in five amazing Christian women and their projects this summer! Our Summer Fellows share about their experience at ADM and their accomplishments over the month of January...
2017 Fellows Finish at ADM
It’s been an incredible journey for our first cohort of Fellows, with their time at ADM coming to an end on 31 January. We caught up with them in the final month of their fellowship to ask about the experience and the inspiring projects they have created...
ADM Fellow Takes up Job at Cardiff University
As Senior Research Fellow, Dr Alix Beeston, prepares for a new position as Lecturer in modern and contemporary literature at Cardiff University in Wales (starting 16 October 2017), she shares how an ADM Fellowship paved the way for her to make a Kingdom impact as a Christian academic.
ADM's Visiting Fellow Events Announced
This year's ADM Visiting Fellow is New York writer, critic and scholar Alissa Wilkinson and ADM has a group of fantastic events scheduled for her visit from 9 – 14 October.
Art, Culture and the Bible
It’s been an exciting month for our Creative Fellow, Jo Chew, as the first art exhibition in her Fellowship draws to a close this week. Jo shares about her Fellowship journey so far, and the experience of her ‘Numbering Stars’ exhibition …
Does the Bible Have a Place in Australian Culture?
Does the Bible have a place in Australian culture? ADM Senior Research Fellow Dr Meredith Lake gives us a taste of this conversation before she speaks at a sold-out panel discussion at the Sydney Writer’s Festival later this month.
Fellowships Program Update
It’s an action-packed month for our Fellows: appearances at the Sydney Writer’s Festival, books being published and the first art exhibition this year …
Announcing 2017 ADM Visiting Fellow: Alissa Wilkinson
Alissa Wilkinson is a staff writer and critic at Vox.com, where she covers film, culture, and sometimes religion, and an associate professor of English and humanities at The King's College in New York City, where she teaches courses on criticism and cultural theory.