If you missed a talk, you can find recordings of each of the talks on the Podcasts page.

To join the discussion, check out the UQ Jesus Week facebook page.

Here’s what’s happening in Jesus Week…

 

 

Aug
19
Wed
International Student Event: Living your dream by discovering your destiny @ Steele Building (3) Room 206
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Aug
20
Thu
Jesus on being gay @ Sir Llew Edwards Building (14) room 212
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Aug
21
Fri
What’s so amazing about Science? What’s so amazing about Jesus? @ Social Sciences Building (24) room S304
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Aug
21
Mon
Has Science Buried God? @ Schonell Theatre 2
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Is Christianity inherently anti-science as some high-profile athiest voices would claim? Do the discoveries of science in biology and cosmology disprove the Bible’s claim of a Creator? Come hear former Aussie engineer Jordan Thyer speak about the cosmic chemistry between science and God.

This event will run twice (12pm and 1pm) in Schonell Theatre 2 (downstairs). After a short talk, there will be Q&A followed by free lunch from the Pizza Caffe!

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A Search For Identity @ Emmanuel College, Stephens Bonnin Room
Aug 21 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Who are you? What is the most important thing about you? These are tough questions but your answers reveal a lot about your understanding of identity.

Come hear former supermodel Tracy Trinita tell her story of how she discovered her true identity in a world with many different answers. Questions are welcome and supper is provided.

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Aug
22
Tue
Why Trust the Bible? @ Schonell Theatre 2
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Aren’t the stories in the Bible just myths? How can we take seriously some religious book that was penned by ancients in the Bronze Era? Come hear Bible Scholar Nathan Muse speak to historical questions about the reliability and make up of the world’s most influential book.

This event will run twice (12pm and 1pm) in Schonell Theatre 2 (downstairs). After a short talk, there will be Q&A followed by free lunch from the Pizza Caffe!

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Aug
23
Wed
Why Would A Good God Allow Suffering? @ Schonell Theatre 2
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Pain and suffering are a universal part of our human experience and raise a host of difficult questions for our most central beliefs. Does the Christian story as told in the Bibile make sense in how it speaks to suffering? Come hear from Indonesia’s first supermodel Tracy Trinita speak on this question.

This event will run twice (12pm and 1pm) in Schonell Theatre 2 (downstairs). After a short talk, there will be Q&A followed by free lunch from the Pizza Caffe!

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Why Doesn’t Sex Satisfy? @ Schonell Theatre 2
Aug 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Sex. What is the role of sex in our lives? Does it deliver on the promises it makes? Are there any alternatives to how we ought to view sex?

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Aug
24
Thu
Jesus: Man, Myth or Messiah @ Schonell Theatre 2
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Is the death and resurrection of Jesus a closed case or is the jury still out? Is Jesus an ancient cult figure of diminishing renown or is there some substance to his claims to divinity? Hear from former lawyer Simon Edwards as he weighs up the evidence.

This event will run twice (12pm and 1pm) in Schonell Theatre 2 (downstairs). After a short talk, there will be Q&A followed by free lunch from the Pizza Caffe!

Click on the image to be directed to the Facebook event. 

Aug
25
Fri
I’m Happy, So Why Would I Need God? @ Schonell Theatre 2
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Why should I consider becoming a Christian if I’m already satisfied with my life? What difference does God really make? Join Christian thinker Alycia Wood in unpacking why Jesus offers more than just spiritual insurance for the afterlife, instead speaking straight to our deepest longings and questions.

This event will run twice (12pm and 1pm) in Schonell Theatre 2 (downstairs). After a short talk, there will be Q&A followed by free lunch from the Pizza Caffe!

Click on the image to be directed to the Facebook event.