History

"History is formed by the people, those who have power and those without power. Each one of us makes history."

Anselm Kiefer

April 9, 2019

A Question of Justice—The Heart of Christianity

The recent focus on the institution called ‘the Church’  – what with it’s national attention through the Royal Commission, Pell conviction and more recently the hot gospelling mega churches preaching […]
February 16, 2019
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Shalom and the Common Good: more on the spiritual pilgrimage

Shalom is often translated in the Bible as ‘peace’, but this sells it short with our superficial understanding of peace. It is a peace that passes all understanding. Shalom is […]
December 4, 2018

Noongar Settlement: an update

The South West Native Title Settlement (the Settlement) is the largest native title settlement in Australian history.  The Settlement  encompasses approximately 200,000 square kilometres in the South West. Harry Hobbs […]
November 24, 2018
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Jerusalem and Fundamentalism

Jerusalem has been a flashpoint for global tensions for decades. This comes from it being a critically important site for three of the world’s oldest religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. […]
November 24, 2018
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Housing, Homelessness, Commercial Development and Neoliberalism

The housing market has become an insidious game that is at the behest of neoliberal technocrats. The so called mum and dad investors, attempting to grow personal wealth and security […]
June 25, 2018
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We whitewash the history of “whitewashing” Indigenous children.

Moralising over Trump’s removal of children from parents is a dilemma for Australia who has its own history of removing children from their family and communities. We still grapple with […]

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that really matter"

Martin Luther King Jr