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The eight-year-old boy watched in awe as the dolphins flipped in the air, dancing to the woman’s chant. The chant, rose from a deep place within her, in magical lilting notes, and danced over the sparkling waves. It stirred the pod with invisible energy. The matriarch responded, throwing her calf into the air. The boy...
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At just twenty years old, Nancy Catherine Vakatawa is the youngest church representative enrolled in an accredited four-weeks-long Certificate in Social Analysis Course held in Suva, Fiji recently. Most of her fellow students are at least twice her age or much older with a wealth of experience in church work and dealing with social issues....
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Fijian churches have been challenged to be Christ-like by addressing and finding solutions for social issues that oppress Fijians.  The challenge came from the Principal of the Pacific Theological College Reverend Professor Dr Upolu Vaai while opening a four weeks-long Certificate in Social Analysis Course at the Jovili Meo Mission Centre in Suva, Fiji.  Twenty-five...
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The Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum Dame Meg Taylor saluted three publications of the Pacific Theological College as timely for building a new Pacific. Dame Taylor launched the three publications; Reweaving the Ecological Mat Framework – An alternative framework for development that centralises the wellbeing of people and the natural environment. Ecological Economic Accounts...
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Thirty-seven teachers in Vanuatu are the first to enrol in a newly offered Diploma in Applied Mission Studies. The Diploma, that is accredited through the South Pacific Association of Theological Schools is undertaken in a two-tiered certificate course format. The successful completion of a Certificate in Social Analysis plus an elective which could be either...
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The Pacific Islands Forum ‘Officials Subcommittee on the 2050 Strategy for a Blue Pacific Continent’ will use information from three publications of the Pacific Theological College. The publications are on Reweaving the Ecological Mat (REM) call for a development in the Pacific Islands region that promote fullness of life and not pure capitalism. They are...
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You are invited to a public lecture hosted by the Institute for Mission and Research (IMR). The public lecture has been organized by the IMR and will happen on Thursday the 23rd of March, at 6.30pm at the PTC Fale. The guest lecturer will be the PTC Principal and he will deliver the inaugural lecture...
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