Blessed are the poor in spirit

During our most vulnerable moments, it is God's love that acknowledges our humanity, writes Emeritus Professor Bill Loader.

Pope fiction

Review by TIM LAM TV | THE YOUNG POPE | M In the 2000-year history of the Roman Catholic Church, there has never been a Pope quite like Pius XIII, the fictional pontiff played by Jude Law in the new HBO series The Young

Reasonable to believe

Review by David Southwell BOOK | BEYOND BELIEF | HUGH MACKAY Beyond Belief is both a survey of contemporary Australian approaches to spirituality and a polemic tract outlining the author’s view of how God, Jesus and the

Spirit of embrace

Susan Stork-Finlay, Hans Reinders, Andy Calder, Bill Gaventa, Shane Clifton.

Wrestling with the future

By Dan Wootton I’ve just had the longest break I’ve had since becoming moderator. We didn’t go anywhere, just stayed at home during the bushfire season over Christmas/New Year. It’s dreadfully dry out where we live.

Faith on the frontline

Book | From Duntroon to Dili | By Gary Stone Book review by Chip Henriss It’s 1990 and, in the middle of the wasteland that divides the opposing armies of Iran and Iraq, drives a small vehicle sporting a big United Nati

Timeless beauty

By PENNY MULVEY Travelling has the capacity to take you out of yourself. You see the world and your place in it with fresh eyes.

Life and Death

TV | Death: A Series About Life | PG Review by Tim Lam When I was a child, death seemed simple and straightforward. I was taught that once you die you go to heaven.

Putting the ‘G’ into OMG

By Dan Wootton The other morning as I headed down the hill in the dark, I felt something silently whiz past my face. I walked on, and as the dim light marginally improved, it happened again.