Lateline 11 September 2017

You can watch the video of last night’s “religious leaders” discussion on ABC Lateline here. Also check out Michael Jensen on the Drum earlier the same evening. http://media.blubrry.com/neutralbayang/p/mpegmedia.abc.net.au/news/lateline/video/201709/LATs_Panel_1109_512k.mp4Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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“Troublesome Priest” interview 3 – Heaven and Hell

A while ago I was interviewed for an documentary (“The Troublesome Priest”) about Ven. Rod Bower, Rector of Gosford Anglican and now Archdeacon of the Central Coast, by documentary maker Kaye Harrison (Bunya Treehouse for ABC Compass). While my interview ended up not being used in the film (the director decided to go in a different direction) […]

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Peter Jensen on ABC’s Q&A

I had the great privilege and, as it turned out, pleasure, to be in the studio audience for the ABC‘s live panel show Q&A. The panel last night included ArchBishop Peter Jensen who was set against “comedian” Catherine Deveny and a number of other panelists who faded away into relative insignificance given the “dialogue” that would develop (and by […]

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Support of Pornography, Support of the Degradation of Women

Well, that will surely get your attention. Great article on the abc website “NOTHING RADICAL ABOUT MASS-MARKET MASTURBATION” by Melinda Tankard Reist and Abigail Bray: The pornification of culture is leading to a form of hypersexism that entails an increase in physical, sexual, mental, economic and emotional cruelty towards women and children. This radical cultural […]

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So who are the Anglicans?

Just a small thought as Muriel Porter launches another attack upon Sydney Anglicanism… Muriel Porter in her latest book “Sydney Anglicans and the Threat to World Anglicanism (Ashgate Contemporary Ecclesiology)” (quote from Mark Thompson’s blog): To my mind the Articles are a quaintly-worded, seriously limited summary of Anglican understandings of faith and doctrine, scarcely relevant to […]

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Easter Opinions in Sydney

A bunch of material got published here in Australia over Easter. First up, the ABC's Religion and Ethics site put up a great article by NT Wright, “Can We Believe in the Resurrection?“. The Christian claim from the beginning was that the question of Jesus's resurrection was a question, not of the internal mental and […]

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