Simon Smart

Resource Library

Big Questions

- Atheism [94]
- Miracles [8]
- Suffering and Evil [43]
- Violence [37]
- World Views [35]

World Religions

- Buddhism [8]
- Christianity [352]
- Hinduism [4]
- Islam [19]
- Judaism [10]

Science & Faith


- Business [9]
- Medical [18]
- Sexual [25]

Society & Politics

- Belief [183]
- Contemporary Society [376]
- Economics [30]
- Education [15]
- Environment [13]
- Justice [136]
- Politics [81]


The Arts

- Film & TV [80]
- Literature [44]
- Other [24]
- Visual Arts [11]

Lives of Faith


Image: How Grand to Be A Toucan

How Grand to Be A Toucan

The illustrious life of Dorothy L. Sayers - novelist, woman of letters, and public Christian.

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The Ring of Truth

An atheist, a Taliban leader, and a teenager fighting cancer respond to the Bible.

Image: An Empty Plate

An Empty Plate

The Corbetts arrived in Everton ready to fight losing battles - but they’re winning some too.

Image: The Missing Theology of Art

The Missing Theology of Art

How a plain white tablecloth and a dingy tavern scene can point to the divine.

Image: Not in Polite Company

Not in Polite Company

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

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Anzac Gospel

What does the sacrifice of Jesus have to do with the sacrifices made by our servicemen and women?

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The Cost of Sacrifice

To sacrifice for Queen and country is one thing, but would you lay down your life for an enemy?

Image: A History of Non-violence

A History of Non-violence

It’s often said that religion is a cause of war - but can it also be a cause of peace?

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A Public Book

Why the Bible is more than a religious text - it’s a book that gives meaning and unites people.

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Son of a Communist

As Mongolia turned from communism to democratic rule, this man turned from atheism to faith.

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Why Bother with History?

David Bebbington on the pleasures, the uncertainty, and - yes - the utility of the study of history.

Image: Two Years to Live

Two Years to Live

Phil Camden has Motor Neurone Disease but hope lights his path in the shadow of death.

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Street Pastors

Showing love to the vulnerable, drunk and disorderly on the streets of Melbourne.

Image: What is an evangelical?

What is an evangelical?

David Bebbington’s definition of this controversial movement is the one most used by historians.

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The Long Shadow of Slavery

A confronting - and deeply personal - look at the roots of racial division in the US.

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