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Life & Faith: Modern Myths

Justine Toh and Natasha Moore discuss some of the stories we tell ourselves about who we are.

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Life & Faith: For the Love of God

Get the scoop on CPX’s new documentary about the best and worst of Christian history.

Image: Harshness of first Christmas story a good fit for our troubled times

Harshness of first Christmas story a good fit for our troubled times

Justine Toh challenges the idea that Jesus' birth is a "nice" story, divorced from harsh reality.

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In defence of the nativity play

Even if the Christmas story were a myth, that's no reason to ignore it, writes Natasha Moore.

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Life & Faith: Debate Off Limits

We discuss the silencing of offensive ideas in US colleges and the ban on the Lord’s Prayer ad.

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Life & Faith: The Life of I

Anne Manne, author of The Life of I, on narcissism today and its raising of the self above all else.

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Do we have religious freedom anymore?

Michael Bird reflects on what the same sex marriage "debate" might mean for tolerance and diversity.

Image: So religion makes you meaner? Not according to the evidence

So religion makes you meaner? Not according to the evidence

Simon Smart considers a recent study that suggests religious kids are more judgmental than others.

Image: Life & Faith: Serving those serving their country

Life & Faith: Serving those serving their country

On Remembrance Day, Michael Gladwin sheds light on the role of army chaplains then and now.

Image: Great Sexpectations: Augustine, Ashley Madison and the Problem of Disordered Love

Great Sexpectations: Augustine, Ashley Madison and the Problem of Disordered Love

Justine Toh deconstructs our culture's "sex myth" and how it sets us up for disappointment.

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Learning from the stranger

Love exceeds tolerance and diversity when it comes to living with others, says David Smith.

Image: Life and Faith: In praise of friendship

Life and Faith: In praise of friendship

Friendship gets short shrift in our love-mad culture. It’s time we rectify that on Life and Faith.

Image: The Art of Sex: chastity, love and the other

The Art of Sex: chastity, love and the other

Commitment-free sex reveals a society that avoids the encumbrance of the other, says Scott Stephens.

Image: Life and Faith: Are the kids alright?

Life and Faith: Are the kids alright?

Psychologist Collett Smart on the lives of young people and how faith can foster their wellbeing.

Image: Think Religion is Detrimental to Mental Health? Think Again

Think Religion is Detrimental to Mental Health? Think Again

The data suggests that religion may actually be very good for you, writes John Dickson.

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