Barney Zwartz

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- Contemporary Society [376]
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- Literature [43]
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Lives of Faith

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Image: Not in Polite Company

Not in Polite Company

Nothing is off limits when it comes to social media - not even religion and politics.

Image: Spiritual instruction shows we must respect and ‘honour’ Donald Trump

Spiritual instruction shows we must respect and ‘honour’ Donald Trump

Barney Zwartz considers a counter-intuitive response to the election of President Trump.

Image: What would Jesus think of Christmas today?

What would Jesus think of Christmas today?

Barney Zwartz ponders the place of rest, consumerism, and wonder in the modern Aussie Christmas.

Image: Life & Faith: The Elephant NOT in the Room

Life & Faith: The Elephant NOT in the Room

The decline of good reporting on religion matters.

Image: Donald Trump and cognitive dissonance

Donald Trump and cognitive dissonance

Barney Zwartz warns about what happens when the church gets friendly with power.

Image: Underneath are the everlasting arms

Underneath are the everlasting arms

Barney Zwartz on what the Bible has to offer us in times of uncertainty, anxiety and change.

Image: The power of music is a path to God

The power of music is a path to God

Barney Zwartz ponders the relationship music bears to spiritual reality.

Image: Religion in the Media: How has it changed, where is it going, why does it matter?

Religion in the Media: How has it changed, where is it going, why does it matter?

Barney Zwartz reflects on his long career in journalism - and the future of religion reporting.

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The paradoxes of faith

Barney Zwartz on how the tensions found in Christianity reflect deep truths about life.

Image: Do good things happen to good people?

Do good things happen to good people?

Barney Zwartz ponders altruism and the science behind the positive effects of giving.

Image: What is a “Christian” ethic?

What is a “Christian” ethic?

Barney Zwartz answers the question: can an atheist follow the ethic of Jesus?

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The Pope Francis effect

Barney Zwartz looks at the ups and downs of the Catholic Church under Pope Francis.

Image: Respect needed on both sides of same-sex marriage debate

Respect needed on both sides of same-sex marriage debate

Barney Zwartz suggests "tolerance" is not a high enough bar for public debate - but it's a start.

Image: The meaning of suffering

The meaning of suffering

Barney Zwartz reflects on blessing, misfortune, and the "providence" of God.

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Spotlight

Barney Zwartz reviews a new film about the journos who broke the story of sexual abuse by Boston priests.

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