Thinking Aloud #11 – Kamal’s Back!, the USA, sin and the Census.

The team is back together. We chat about Kamal’s trip the US of A and his thoughts on how they’re talking about sin at Redeemer Presbyterian. Then we canter through the question of what people should answer to the religion question in the Australian Census. Enjoy! Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | […]

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A Scent of Sense over the Census?

OK, I’ll admit it, half the reason for writing this article is simply to get that headline at the top. But the other half is to make a small contribution into the whole “religion/no-religion in the census” debate currently going on in Australia. Tonight is census night and all over this young and free land […]

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Statistics? What Statistics? Or why image is everything in the same-sex “debate”

One of the most difficult areas to address in Australia’s revitalised debate on same-sex marriage (coming ahead of a plebiscite to be held later this year) is the thorny issue of what the facts actually are. As just one example Murray Campbell raises some very pertinent questions about the Safe Schools programme which seeks to indoctrinate […]

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UK 2011 Census Data – Sausages or Skepticism?

The Church of England have a great response out to the recently published 2011 UK Census Data. The Church of England today welcomed the publication of the latest Census figures which confirmed that Christianity remains the largest religion in England in 2011, with 31.5 million people (59.4 per cent of the population) self-identifying as Christians. […]

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Religious “Clarity” in the Australia Census

The Sydney Atheists, amongst others, are getting behind a campaign to persuade more people to respond “no religion” when asked in the upcoming 2011 Australian Census. Say where you are now, not where you used to be. Don't enter your childhood religion on the Census if you've left it behind. Lets give the Government accurate […]

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