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Designer humans

Is any room left for God?

The lecture, in the Australian Stock Exchange auditorium, was attended by 160 people who heard Dr Best outline the opportunities and challenges that bio-technological advances present to our understanding of what it means to be human. She suggested that the Bible's teaching that we are created by God and find our purpose in him offers a framework for handling future ethical issues.

The unknown God

Searching for clarity in a world of claims

Over 200 people assembled at Dockside, Cockle Bay Wharf in Sydney to hear this Sydney historian and pastor claim that Christianity is unique among world religions in that history could prove it false. For this reason, it is a good starting point for considering religions.

Our sense of justice

Evolutionary accident or hard-wired?

220 people heard Justice Handley at the Le Meridien Hotel in Sydney enquire as to where our almost universal urge for justice comes from and whether God is the best explanation of our sense of justice.

Is God silent?

The inaugural Smith Lecture

The inaugural Smith Lecture was delivered by the Archbishop of Sydney, Dr Peter Jensen in the Stranger’s Dining Room, Parliament House, Sydney.

Dr Jensen explored how it is that human beings have access to the divine. His conclusion, that God has revealed himself in Jesus Christ, holds implications for all religions and societies.