Society & Politics

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Pleasure, Meaning and the Death of God

Miroslav Volf explores two nihilisms of our time - our search for meaning, and our pursuit of pleasure.

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Counterintuitive Colonialism

Robert Woodberry has discovered a surprising link between missions and democracy.

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SRI change: Christianity is still significant in our national life

Barney Zwartz considers what might be lost and gained by changes to Scripture classes in Victoria.

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Life and Faith: Living with the other

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

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Of religion and Australia: we must not succumb to historical amnesia

Simon Smart reviews Roy Williams' new book Post-God Nation? at ABC's The Drum.

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Post-God Nation?

Roy Williams thinks religion has fallen off the radar in Australia - but maybe not forever.

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Life and Faith: Economics for the people

Ross Gittins’ latest book covers ego, integrity in public life, and growing up (Salvation) Army.

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Atheists can be every bit as moral as believers

Barney Zwartz considers the moral track records of science and Christianity respectively.

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Life and Faith: A reasonable faith?

Life and Faith wrestles with the credibility and the credulous, at times, nature of religious faith.

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What does our treatment of asylum seekers say about national character?

Justine Toh reflects on Australia's "eulogy virtues" in light of our treatment of asylum seekers.

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V8s and Life Choices

Andrew “Fishtail” Fisher talks about racing for Jesus, and the choices we all have to make.

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Life and Faith: New Arrivals

We hear from innovative volunteers who are trying to make Australia a more welcoming place.

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Life and Faith: Healing a Nation

Dr Jo Lusi founded HEAL Africa to bring healing to one of the world’s most troubled places.

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Economics for the people

Ross Gittins’ latest book covers journalism, integrity, and growing up in the Salvation Army.

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Life and Faith: How to Live?

Death, narcissism, and happiness were among the highlights of this year’s Sydney Writers’ Festival.

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