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My difficulty is with the idea that we as a community can simply decide to end violence in the home.
by Peter Sellick - 14/09/2015 - 14 comments
As non-indigenous Australians, particularly if we've been here for at least two or three generations, we lack the national historical identity that comes with being a Greek or a Scot or a Russian or a Korean.
by Rob Brennan - 4/09/2015 - 18 comments
Readers of biblical texts who have only a Newtonian understanding of time will be at a disadvantage because they will insist that one event follows from another in a linear sequence of cause and effect.
by Peter Sellick - 31/08/2015 - 93 comments
The majority of Australians are now non-Christian, but what religious beliefs do our MPs hold? We simply don't know!
by Brian Morris - 18/08/2015 - 23 comments
In our triumphal overthrow of religion, its superstition, its irrationality and general backwardness we have not understood that our society has been structured by this tradition to its overwhelming good.
by Peter Sellick - 13/08/2015 - 42 comments
This deficit is thrown into relief, as it is now, when the terms of trade, especially the price Australia receives for its major exports, iron and coal, declines.
by Max Wallace - 7/08/2015 - 12 comments
Scripture books promoting 'dangerous' messages about sex and male power are being used in NSW public schools, leading to calls for a crack down.
by Peter Barnes - 7/08/2015 - 29 comments
Being more than 80% secular, the Scandinavians tick every box from a nationally high IQ to the lowest crime rates, all by comparison with nations of high religiosity.
by Richard Britain - 4/08/2015 - 16 comments
Those theologians who study modernity will point to the European Enlightenment as the time when we lost the capacity for moral argument.
by Peter Sellick - 30/07/2015 - 5 comments
The lack of an intelligent and compassionate national conversation about Muslims and Islam by the politicians and in the media has fueled Islamophobia and anti-Islamic movements like Reclaim Australia.
by Alice Aslan - 27/07/2015 - 65 comments
Who would have thought that the vampire franchise would succour so many movies, television series and novels?
by Peter Sellick - 10/07/2015 - 31 comments
The function of these narratives is not to diffuse the alienation between humanity and nature, but to carry theological weight.
by Peter Sellick - 25/06/2015 - 68 comments


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