about reo

reo is a journal of Stirling Theological College that has been in publication since 1995 and transitioned to an online publication in 2018. 

Currently edited by Sarah Bacaller and Sam Curkpatrick, the journal seeks to foster thoughtful engagement with questions of Christian identity and human experience.

Submissions: We welcome submissions of articles, creative writing and reviews from students and staff at Stirling and the University of Divinity. Please download our information sheet and submission checklist for contributors.

The journal encourages open theological exploration and dialogue, welcoming diverse scholarly approaches to theological enquiry. This ethos, rather than any particular viewpoint, is representative of the College.

 
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Archive n 1 a place of dust and death. 2 any living site where past individuals, voices and challenges continue to shape the future.

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About the Hindmarsh Research Centre

The Hindmarsh Research Centre for Mission and Ministry is a patchwork of historic scenes and conversations from Churches of Christ in Australia that inform and shape contemporary mission and ministry. In stories from the past we hear the voices of those who were open to God’s creative future.

The Hindmarsh Research Centre curates stories and generates research relating to the history and identity of Churches of Christ in Australia and the global restoration movement. We seek to engage with these stories as they draw us toward knowing Christ in his simplicity and fullness, disentangled from convoluted accumulations of the ages.

 

THE COLLECTIONS

The Hindmarsh Research Centre archives consist of:

  • Important journals and publications, including the Australian Christian (1898-2003), Australian Christian Standard (1885-1897), Christian Pioneer (1868-1879), Millennial Harbinger (1830-1867), Christian Baptist (1827-1829), British Millennial Harbinger (1848-1870);
  • Pamphlets and tracts, including Provocative Pamphlets/Pamphlet Club (1955-1997);
  • Australian State and Federal Conference handbooks;
  • Photographs, paintings, furniture and artefacts.

List of major periodicals held in the archives.

 

visiting

The Hindmarsh Research Centre collections are housed in a new building adjoining the library at:

Stirling Theological College
44-60 Jacksons Rd
Mulgrave VIC 3170

Displays of historical materials are located in the college cafe. Archives access is generally limited to students and researchers. Please email archives@stirling.edu.au for further information.

Use of Archival Material - conditions

Research and Using the Collections info sheet

 

Donating material

If you are interested in donating any historical documents or objects relating to Churches of Christ identity in Australia to the Hindmarsh Research Centre, we would love to heat from you.

Donation of Materials to the Hindmarsh Research Centre

 

volunteer

We are always seeking new volunteers to get involved in our Digitisation Project. Please contact archives@stirling.edu.au for further information.

 

Contributors

Site content curated by Samuel Curkpatrick.

Contributors include Stephen Curkpatrick, Kerrie Handasyde, Sarah Backholer and Samuel Curkpatrick.

 

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