Saturday, July 30, 2016
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Upcoming Events

Mark Durie's Upcoming Public Speaking Events in Australia – 2016

  • 15-16 April. Christian Faith and Freedom Conference in Canberra:  Religious Freedom on the Brink —
    Worldwide Consequences for Christian Faith and Human Rights
    . Download a flyer here. Mark is speaking on 
    • ‘Theological Illiteracy: A Modern-Day Human Rights Scourge’ (Friday night)
    • ‘The Eschatological Crisis in the Qur’an and the Islamic State: Implications of Theology for Human Rights’ (Saturday morning)
  • 20 April and 27 April.  Understanding Islam course at North Ringwood Uniting Church
  • 20-21 August.
    • Mueller Community Church Missions Conference in Rothwell, Qld, and 
    • Safe Communities Australia events on the Sunshine Coast and in Brisbane.

South African Tour October 2016

Mark will be speaking in Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth from October 5-11 2016. A full itinerary will be available soon.

Upcoming & Recent Media Interviews








The Liberty to the Captives DVDs give an overview of Islam, and provide spiritual resources for finding freedom from Islam. 






For Christians who want to understanding more about Islam and be equipped to engage with Muslims, Mark recommends Samuel Green’s Engaging with Islam training videos.


About Mark Durie

Dr Mark Durie is an academic, human rights activist, Anglican pastor, a Shillman-Ginsburg Writing Fellow at the Middle East Forum, and Adjunct Research Fellow of the Arthur Jeffery Centre for the Study of Islam at Melbourne School of Theology. He has published many articles and books on the language and culture of the Acehnese, Christian-Muslim relations and religious freedom. He holds a PhD in Linguistics from the National University and a ThD in Quranic Theology from the Australian College of Theology.  He has held visiting appointments at the University of Leiden, MIT, UCLA and Stanford, and was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 1992.


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