There are some topics that are awkward to discuss. One of those is religion. So we thought we'd break the ice with four discussions on “spirituality” and “peace”.
August 16 Why won't religion die? (Ian Powell)
The great Enlightenment thinkers imagined a future without religion. Yet over two hundred years later, religion and spirituality are doing fine. Why won't religion die?
August 22 The trouble with peace (Ian Powell)
Every beauty pageant contestant wants world peace. Everyone wants inner peace. But peace is in short supply. Jesus offers peace, but it's a troubling kind of peace.
August 29 Answering Dawkins (David Ould)
Richard Dawkins is a prominent atheist who appears regularly in the media. He makes many claims about God and religion. We'll attempt to answer some of those objections.
September 5 Islam and peace? (Ian Powell)
Many Australians see Islam as an alternative way of finding peace. We'll discuss that from a Christian perspective.