The artist Paul Gauguin was in despair when he painted his final masterpiece - a cry of bewilderment at the riddle of existence.
The irony of America is that it is one of the most Christian of nations but it is often the case that that Christianity is only skin deep.
It is about time that the Church realises that the end of the Church as we knew it has arrived and that we cannot go on as before.
Ahok was foolish to disturb the mediaeval shadows that still inform much Indonesian discourse and significant elements of its culture.
It's about a gay man who was welcome at church but whose lifestyle wasn't.
While the spacecraft woman believed in extra-terrestrial beings that took the place of God, this woman had collapsed all trust into herself.
The struggle over the soul of Islam in Australia is taking place in the mosques, in the universities and in public life.
I always get nervous when people talk of Christian values because, being a Christian for many years I do not know what they are.
It is only the firm leadership of Archbishop Phillip Aspinall that appears to be preventing the clock turning backwards on child abuse reform in Brisbane's Anglican Diocese.
Believe it or not, Easter celebrates a man who died a criminal's death and became the foundation for what are commonly called 'Australian Values'.
The first thing to be said about this is that there is no such neutral sphere. The error of secularism is that it limits what it understands as being religion to identified belief systems.
In a divided community, could the gruesome death of a Palestinian Jew show us a different way to live together?