Jane Caro July 2, 2013 37 Comments
Religion may bring eternal happiness -- but has feminism done more good for humankind than all the gods put together? In this book excerpt, a comparison of the two and why feminism is more derided than religion.
Myriam Robin April 12, 2013 5 Comments
Meet the average Australian. She's 37, has a religion, and her parents were born here. The ABS has crunched the numbers on the 2011 census to introduce us to Ms Average.
Amber Jamieson January 22, 2013 28 Comments
A media guide released by the Church of Scientology is aimed at dispelling myths around the religion -- turns out they're not descended from aliens, but they do teach English to African migrants.
Crikey December 10, 2012 1 Comment
Crikey readers weigh in on the issues of the day.
Noel Turnbull December 6, 2012 3 Comments
While George Pell generates plenty of controversy, so far he has yet to meet the levels of Archibishop Daniel Mannix -- the subject of a new biography. There are some interesting parallels with the current crop of Catholics, writes Noel Turnbull.
Jane Caro October 31, 2012 54 Comments
Is it egotistical to want top billing at one's own funeral? Faced with the onslaught of propaganda in stained glass and frescos -- not to mention the sermon -- consider it lucky if you get mentioned at all.
Crikey October 9, 2012 17 Comments
It’s politics, for God’s sake, but how much does politicians' religiosity actually sway the Christian voter bloc? Researcher Grant Power investigates.
Shakira Hussein October 2, 2012 4 Comments
It's difficult to say how common the illegal practice of female genital mutilation is in Australia -- but depending how you define it, it may be more widespread than many realise.