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Anti-Narnia?

Anti-Narnia?

Whether the novels of Philip Pullman’s trilogy His Dark Materials, newly adapted for television, is anti-Christian may have to be resolved in the...

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Natural rights?

Natural rights?

The citizens of Toledo in Ohio have drafted a bill of rights for Lake Erie. It should, they said, be granted the right “to exist, flourish, and...

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Religion sans gods

Religion sans gods

Religion – at least in the UK – does not now require the worshipping of gods. Scientology, says Britain’s Supreme Court, is now officially a...

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Hallowed ground

Hallowed ground

We often talk of sport as having religious significance in Australian culture. Here’s proof that the MCG, at least, is sacred turf to some: the...

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Dharma school

Dharma school

An interesting approach to education is taken in the Victorian country town of Daylesford. I wonder how it compares in terms of the attitudes and...

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Aussies on Islam

Aussies on Islam

Surveys over the last few years are a cause for concern when it comes to inter-faith and societal harmony in Oz. Apparently almost one in four of us...

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