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Ep 23: Poetry and Paul

Bigger Questions
Will Mackerras
Jul 12th, 2015
What would Banjo Paterson say about the conversion of Paul? Well this episode might have the answer.

His Dark Materials and the Atheist Imagination

Rory Shiner
Nov 13th, 2014
Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials is a self-consciously secular foray into a space that has often been religious in nature—children's fantasy. In this talk, we consider what the atheist imagination brings to a world so often associated with the Christian instincts of a Lewis or a Tolkien.

Jesus and the poets of death

The Forum in Perth
Rory Shiner
Oct 30th, 2014
What would Jesus say to John Donne, Dylan Thomas and (Australian songwriter) Nick Cave?