Rex Hunt


Rex A E Hunt is a religious naturalist, progressive liturgist, and social ecologist. A retired Uniting Church minister, he was the founding Chair of Common Dreams Conference of Religious Progressives. Rex has authored and/or edited eight books, his latest being Season and Self: Discourses on Being ‘at home’ in Nature. He continues in a leadership role within progressive religion, encouraging others to 'push boundaries’. He lives on the NSW Central Coast (Gadigal Country of the Eora Nation). Rex is a member of the Common Dreams General Committee.

Rex’s elective, Of Old Trees, Stardust, & Moments of Wonder: A Short Introduction to Religious Naturalism, will be in presentation format & will cover such areas as: (i) What is Religious Naturalism; (ii) Some characteristics of Religious Naturalism; (iii) Who is a Religious Naturalist? (iv) At-Homeness in Nature; (v) Religious Naturalism and progressive Christianity. (v) Horizontal transcendence. (vi) Natural not supernatural. All with a backdrop of over 185 ’nature’ visuals/photos.

Rex Hunt is a 'grass roots' religious naturalist, progressive liturgist, and social ecologist.  He lives on the Central Coast (Gadigal Country of the Eora Nation) of New South Wales (NSW). Forty-six years ordained, first as a Presbyterian (1972), he is today a retired minister of the Uniting Church in Australia (formed in 1977), where his last placement was at the progressive Church of St James(2000-2009) in Canberra, ACT - Canberra being Australia's capital city, centre of national political life. He served in parish/congregation appointments as well as, for nine years, was the National Director of Communications with The Assembly, Uniting Church in Australia.


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