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 […]
Thanks to the wonders of bettween I'm able to bring you a record of a recent twitter conversation between myself and streligionVIC. I'm increasingly convinced twitter is a useful (but not perfect) medium for such discussions. The limitations of 140 characters forces precision almost as much as it might stymie conversation. Your thoughts?
As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I spoke at City Bible Forum North Sydney in a mini-debate on the ongoing current issue of SRE and Ethics in our schools in NSW. As always, Dave “the Happy” Singer proved to be a worthy opponent. Also present (and perhaps overly keen to make herself heard – she […]
So, the 10-week trial of an ethics class for year 5-6 students, timetabled in the same slot as SRE (Special Religious Education – “Scripture”) has come to an end. The smh reports that the evaluation phase is to begin: THE future of the ethics classes in NSW public schools rests with a little-known South Australian […]