BA(Hons), BD(Hons), GradDipHum, MA, PhD
John Dupuche has two major academic foci: spirituality and interfaith. These have led to significant academic and community involvement, as well as a wide-ranging list of publications and presentations in academia and for the wider media.
John is currently a senior lecturer at Catholic Theological College. He is a member of the Department of Pastoral and Spiritual Studies and coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Teaching Meditation program. He is also chair of the Catholic Interfaith Committee.
Previously, John was lecturer-in-charge of the RE department at Christ College (now ACU) (1978 – 1986), and co-ordinator of and lecturer in the Certificate in Guiding Meditation (ACU). He was also Honorary Research Associate at the Centre for Studies in Religion and Theology at Monash University.
His current research interests are renewing Christian anthropology in terms of Kashmir Saivism.
John is a highly regarded author having penned 7 books, a further 15 chapters in books, and 17 journal articles. He is also regularly in demand by local media as an expert in his field, appearing in tv broadcasts, radio, podcasts and DVD recordings.
John is actively involved in church and community programs and organisations including: the Ecumenical and Interfaith Commission of the Archdiocese of Melbourne; the Australian Catholic Council for Inter-religious Dialogue of the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference.