Search Results: Western Civilisation

  • RELIGION

    Religious and human freedoms

    • Abdullah Saeed
    • 24 June 2006

    September 11, 2001 changed the life of Muslims in the West, including Australia. Muslims in Australia today, their beliefs, values, practices and institutions, are under the microscope. There is a fear among many Muslims in Australia that is difficult to explain. In turn, Muslims are feared by many non-Muslim Australians, many of them Christians.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Remembering Herbert

    • Greg Barns
    • 31 May 2006
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    Greg Barns on the life of Xavier Herbert.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Pass gently by these ruins

    • Anthony Ham
    • 31 May 2006

    Anthony Ham recalls the people and place of Arg-è Bam.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    On record

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 22 May 2006

    Andrew Hamilton critiques Robert Manne’s Quarterly Essay, Sending them Home: Refugees and the new politics of indifference.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Something old, something new

    • Nadja Breton
    • 14 May 2006

    European allegiances have been tested by the conflict in Iraq.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Dan and Mel get religion

    • Michael McGirr
    • 11 May 2006

    While Dan Brown and Mel Gibson can draw a crowd, Michael McGirr finds their stories still miss the mark.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The art of philanthropy

    • David R. Jones
    • 11 May 2006

    David R. Jones reviews A Tradition of Giving: Seventy-Five Years of Myer Family Philanthropy by Michael Liffman, and Mr Felton’s Bequests by John Poynter.

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  • RELIGION

    The challenge of reconciliation

    • Jeremy Clarke
    • 25 April 2006

    If Pope Benedict XVI can continue the work of both his immediate predecessor and his namesake, there will be cause for thanks

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    The rise of radical Islam

    • Tim Martyn
    • 24 April 2006

    Tim Martyn reviews Amin Saikal’s Islam and the West: Conflict or Co-operation.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    A short history of Islam

    • Herman Roborgh
    • 23 April 2006

    Herman Roborgh reviews the revised third  edition of John L. Esposito’s Islam: The Straight Path.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Quick reviews

    • Emily Millane, Ali Lemer, Joel Townsend
    • 23 April 2006

    Reviews of the books Snowy River Story: The Grassroots Campaign to Save a National Icon; Yarra: A Diverting History of Melbourne’s Murky River; and A Short History of Myth.

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  • RELIGION

    The voice of the Vatican

    • Bruce Duncan
    • 23 April 2006

    Bruce Duncan summarises the major statements of the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church.

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