The Open Secret of Religious Instruction in State schools – ONLINE opinion 19 October 2016 #RE #SRE #Baird —————————————————————————————————————– It’s long been an open secret that educators and politicians turn a blind eye to proselytising in faith classes. In spite of numerous media reports highlighting proselytising in the Connect series of special religious instruction (SRE) […]
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Review Signals the Beginning of the End for Bible Classes – AIM Network 28 September 2016 The recent Queensland government review of the “Connect” Religious Instruction (RI) materials bring to light several reasons why, ultimately, faith-based classes will cease in school hours in the Sunshine state. Also, given Connect’s lessons are widely used, the New […]
Barney Zwartz, senior fellow of the Centre for Public Christianity, makes a strange and circular argument that the music of Mozart and others, “points us to God”. According to Zwartz every music lover is “aware of its link to the spiritual”, and that music points to the “divine rationality and beauty of the Creator”. But […]
This entry has previously been published as: Trying to Silence Unwelcome Views Only Perpetuates Them – The Huffington Post Australia 6 September 2016 ———————————————————————————— The Coalition went to the last election promising not to put before parliament a vote on Same Sex Marriage, nor changes to Section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act. And so, if the […]