SOFiA Newsletter 167 August 2023
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Annual General Meeting
This Zoom meeting will be held on Saturday 2 September at 2 pm.
  • John Thornley will give a talk on “Redemption Song” about Bob Marley, poet and prophet.
  • Margaret Gwynn will have a Q and A session on “Challenging the Myth of Economic Growth” (see her April Newsletter article on de-growth). Please submit your questions at least one week beforehand to Mary Ellen (
To join the Zoom meeting:
Click HERE or enter the details below
Meeting ID: 823 6796 6223
Passcode: SOFiA-AGM (note the lower case "i" in the passcode)
The AGM documents compiled together are available HERE or the individual files are available HERE

Next Steps in the Interfaith Journey – Ancient Wisdom in a New Context
A thought-provoking talk given by Keith Rowe to the Palmerston North Interfaith Group on May 3 2023. See more…

Book Review: Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
By Neil Postman. We live in an age of Television that has supplanted the Age of Typography, of Print. Have you ever given thought to the implications of this? See more…

Zoom Meetings from the Melbourne SOFIA Group
The Australian SOFiA Groups has monthly lecture/discussions, mostly at 4pm (NZ time) on Saturdays.  The information is emailed to members when received.

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