Like Catching Water in a Net: Human attempts to Describe the Divine

Like Catching Water in a Net: Human attempts to Describe the Divine

Val Webb Any discussion of the Unknowable is metaphorical and thus tentative, humanly imagined, limited and open-ended; and “truth” comes in many shapes and sizes, depending on where you stand. It is unhelpful to narrow God-talk to a few images, many of which not necessarily the major images in the sacred texts.  This book explores [...]

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Florence Nightingale: The Making of a Radical Theologian

Florence Nightingale: The Making of a Radical Theologian

At seventy, Florence Nightingale wrote to a close friend, “When very many years ago I planned a future, my one idea was not organizing a hospital but organizing a religion.” History did not listen to her. Everyone knows the Florence Nightingale who took nurses to the Crimean War and returned to found modern nursing.

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Why We’re Equal: Introducing Feminist Theology

Why We’re Equal: Introducing Feminist Theology

Few theologians can weave together history, theology, and biblical studies with such playful clarity and worldly wisdom as Val Webb. She invites us to take another look at the dreaded f-word — feminism –and shows it to be directly at the heart of Christian discipleship.”

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John’s Message: Good News for the New Millennium

John’s Message: Good News for the New Millennium

Val’s six studies take a refreshing look at the Gospel of John, opening up a whole new way of seeing this Gospel as a two-level story – the story of Jesus the man and the story of God.

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Special Price Offer: new book by Val Webb

Special Price Offer: new book by Val Webb

My new book “Testing Tradition and Liberating Theology: finding your own voice” is now available. SPECIAL PRICE OFFER IN AUSTRALIA:  $35.00 plus $6.00 postage = total cost $41.00 Email me at valmaurice@aol.com for purchase and payment details FOR THOSE OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA, THE BOOK IS AVAILABLE THROUGH AMAZON.COM, BOOK DEPOSITORY AND FROM THE USA PUBLISHER WIPF [...]

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Reviews of “Testing Tradition and Liberating Theology: finding your own voice”

Reviews of “Testing Tradition and Liberating Theology: finding your own voice”

Review: Testing Traditions and Liberating Theology by Val Webb (Morning Star Publishing, Melbourne, 2015) by Dr Noel Preston AM Testing Traditions and Liberating Theology may well be the best volume to come from Val Webb’s prolific key pad – and that is quite a rap! Her primary audience is the inquiring lay person. In Val’s [...]

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Sermon “The Prodigal Son”, St Mark’s Anglican, Buderim, March 6, 2016

Sermon, Buderim, March 6, 2016 Dr Val Webb What a gift for a preacher! The prodigal son as the Gospel reading (Luke 15: 1-3: 11b-32)! This story is so much part of our culture that it is used as the example for any child who goes astray, a rebellious teenager who moves back home, or [...]

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Book promotion tours, “Testing Tradition and Liberating Theology”

Book promotion tours, “Testing Tradition and Liberating Theology”

I have been “on the road” in Australia with my new book “Testing Tradition and Liberating Theology: finding your own voice” – Canberra, Ballarat, Melbourne and now Melbourne again and Adelaide.

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Interesting … a Jewish rabbi preaching in a Presbyterian Church in Eugene, OR, USA, on my book “In Defence of Doubt: an invitation to adventure”

Interesting … a Jewish rabbi preaching in a Presbyterian Church in Eugene, OR, USA, on my book “In Defence of Doubt: an invitation to adventure”

A Jewish rabbi, preaching on University Sunday at a Presbyterian Church in Eugene, Oregon, uses my book “In Defence of Doubt” as an invitation to the congregation to raise questions, challenge tradition and think for themselves. https://theaccidentalrabbi.wordpress.com/tag/rev-val-webb/

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Excellent interview with Bishop John Spong on Australian public TV

Excellent interview with Bishop John Spong on Australian public TV

Bishop Jack Spong at his wise beat. http://progressivechristianity.org/resources/the-weekly-bishop-john-spong-extended-interview/

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