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Burning buildings and blind faith

Burning buildings and blind faith

A burning building is a chance for rebirth. A West entirely blind to its own insoluble faith is a chance only for death.

Notre Dame and the disruption of our links to a living past

Notre Dame and the disruption of our links to a living past

The immolation of Notre Dame de Paris rips at the threads that link us to our ancestors and to our descendants, regardless of whether we're religious or not.

Religious freedom report is a culture war disaster

Religious freedom report is a culture war disaster

The report, which was delayed for six months, has now had exactly the opposite effect of that intended.

Will ScoMo ever cut through in irreligious Australia?

Will ScoMo ever cut through in irreligious Australia?

Scott Morrison is trying to find the right balance between his dual image as a devout Christian, and a daggy but relatable suburban dad.

What kind of evangelical is Scott Morrison?

What kind of evangelical is Scott Morrison?

What type of evangelical is Scott Morrison? The overnight Christian who sought God for practical reasons? Or is he the true believer, who got the faith young, and sees it as the core organising principle of his world?

Ostentatious religion could make a bad situation worse for ScoMo

Ostentatious religion could make a bad situation worse for ScoMo

Morrison's public appeals to religion have made it difficult for him to get back into the likeable suburban dad demeanour. And the right commentariat aren’t helping. They still think they're fighting the '60s/'70s culture war.

Is the Coalition’s gender inequality due to religion?

Is the Coalition’s gender inequality due to religion?

So far under Scott Morrison, the Coalition's image as a no-girls-allowed, boys-rule cubby house has not improved. Could the new prime minister's religion have anything to do with this?

The Yes camp’s hostility to religion is losing them votes

The Yes camp’s hostility to religion is losing them votes

The Yes crowd must make room for believers in their campaign if they are to represent all the colours of the rainbow.

Meet the No campaign’s Heidi McIvor, with links to the Gippsland Times and a mission from God

Meet the No campaign’s Heidi McIvor, with links to the Gippsland Times and a mission from God

A closer look at a vocal member of the No to same-sex marriage campaign reveals a church on a mission to take over the state.

Greg Sheridan says God is dead, confusing God with his journalistic integrity

Greg Sheridan says God is dead, confusing God with his journalistic integrity

Greg Sheridan's turned the Oz into his own personal pulpit, but what he's preaching isn't news.