The Cathedral of St Mary of the Assumption, San Francisco. Photo: Elenie Poulos The first paper out of my ongoing PhD research on the politics of religious freedom has just been published by the Australian Journal of Human Rights, 2018, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp 117-133. Here is the abstract: Lacking a national comprehensive human … Continue reading Protecting Freedom/ Protecting Privilege
The parable of the Good Samaritan from the Bible (Luke, chapter 10) has become common place and almost clichéd in Christian conversations about the current Australian Government’s increasingly cold-hearted and abusive responses to asylum seekers.
One of the risks for preachers in running with the lectionary for services of worship designed to address a special issue or theme is that the readings just don’t work.
It’s good to be preaching this morning but I wish I’d paid more attention to the readings for the day before I set the date with Andrew. My heart sank when I realised this was Transfiguration Sunday.