Experiencing the sacred


· Thursday, August 9, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


I was very glad to read Bishop John McIntyre’s column in last month’s SSH, giving his much more relaxed and open view of the current marriage debate than would sometimes be expressed by my Sydney Anglican colleagues.

Engaging the arts in Marrickville


· Thursday, August 9, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


The Marrickville Multifaith Roundtable (MMR) is a small group of faith communities in the Marrickville Local Government Area that meets regularly to promote a better understanding between people of different faiths and denominations. It is represented by faith groups from Anglican, Catholic, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim and Uniting Church traditions.

Peace be with you


· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


What is true peace? When the Christ offered this peace to his friends, he said: “Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you. I do…

Bishop rethinks marriage


· Tuesday, July 31, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


The Judaeo-Christian view of marriage is in the first place fundamentally a realist’s view. Our forebears knew people were going to have sex, no matter what, and so…

Maybe doubt isn’t so bad


· Friday, June 15, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


Thomas wouldn’t be at all out of place in today’s “scientific world” would he? We’ve got to have proof of a hypothesis before belief can be affirmed. But…