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The stylised rendering of the Southern Cross is an adaptation of the original symbol of the Australian Church founded by the Rev. Dr. Charles Strong to operate under the Southern Cross.



The International SBL Conference was cancelled because of the Corona Virus. Not sure whether it will be held in Adelaide at some time in the future. The Trust Lecture at the Conference planned for Anne Pattel-Gray was also cancelled.

Pacifism Symposium

The Strong Pacifism Conference was held in November 2018, 100 years after Armistice Day. Details of the Conference are outlined in a separate heading: Pacificism Symposium. Norman Habel edited the papers from the conference in a volume entitled: Remembering Pioneer Australian Pacifist Charles Strong.


In addition to the book on Pacifist Charles Strong noted above, the Trust supported the publication of Acknowledgement of the Land and Faith of Aboriginal Custodians after Following the Abraham Trail.

The papers from the 2015 International Conference on ecology and religion held at the Serafino Winery in Mclaren Vale are now available in a publication entitled: The Nature of Things: Rediscovering the Spiritual in God's Creation. The publisher is Wipf & Stock.

Constitution and Management of the Trust

The management of the Trust is vested in three Trustees who meet annually with an Advisory Committee to plan the activities of the Trust. The financial management of the Trust is now in the hands of the trustees.

Lectures and Publications of the Trust

For the complete list see Lectures and Publications. Recent lectures are available on line free of charge.

Projects of the Trust

In recent years the Trust has supported The Earth Bible series and The Earth Bible Commentary. The Trust is now in the process of supporting one or more volumes focusing on A Pre-Colonial Reading of the Bible, prepared jointly with elders from the First Peoples of Australia.

The Trust Office

The Trust Office is located with the Chair of the Trust

Dr. Norman Habel
124/8 Marina Ave
Belair SA 5052

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