Higher Degree by Research Seminar

Event Description

Please see below details of a Higher Degree Research Seminar being held at Jesuit College of Spirituality.

Date:  Thursday 16th May 2019

Time:  9:30am to 12:00pm

Venue:  Jesuit College of Spirituality, 175 Royal Parade, Parkville, VIC 3052 (please note the venue is only accessible by stairs)

RSVP:  by 9th May 2019 to enquiries@jcs.edu.au or 03 9448 8276.

The program will include the following presentations:

Rev Dr Gerry Healy SJ
Handy Hints for Approaching a Thesis

Gerry is an experienced assessor of HDR theses. At this session he will share the knowledge and wisdom he has gleaned from his experience over the years – the do’s and don’ts, the common pitfalls, the strategies to save you time and frustration.


Br Kevin Dobbyn
Spiritual Yearning: Freedom Through Appropriation of ‘Inner Experience’ in the Writings of Thomas Merton.

In his book The Inner Experience: Notes on Contemplation, Thomas Merton bridges his early work on monasticism, mysticism and contemplation with is later writing on these themes. This talk will explore this later understanding of contemplation which draws on Western and Eastern traditions.


Dr Sarah Cook
The Gospels of Mark and Matthew in the Context of the Early Church

An analysis of Mark and Matthew in light of early church debates about whether Gentile converts to the good news needed to abide by the ritualistic aspects of the Jewish Law.

Click on the Research Seminar Flyer for further information.