author: Andrew Hamilton

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Governments bearing moral gifts

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 27 April 2006

    Andrew Hamilton reflects on Marion Maddox’s God under Howard: The Rise of the Religious Right in Australian Politics.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Poisonous seeds

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 25 April 2006

    For those with a feel for European or Australian history, the rejection of the constitution in France and the Netherlands is deeply concerning.

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  • INTERNATIONAL

    Us and them

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 25 April 2006

    The question initially asked about Cornelia Rau was why an Australian citizen should be treated so badly. This question was morally adrift. We should ask why any human being could be treated in this way.

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  • RELIGION

    Flock and key

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 25 April 2006

    To understand theology, you need to attend not only to the tune, but to the key it is played in.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Expendable innocents

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 24 April 2006

    The death of Jean Charles de Menezes invites us to reflect on where our conscription into that war has brought us.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Splendid foolishness

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 24 April 2006

    Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. And I, among them. Why else would I, a priest, be tempted to comment on a book called Priests in Love ?

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Dangerous practice

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 23 April 2006

    After the deplorable Bali bombings, the deportation of American peace activist Scott Parkin may seem trivial. But both events invite us to ask what kind of an Australia we want.

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  • RELIGION

    Servant of silence

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 21 April 2006

    Theology dances awkwardly with silence. The natural business of theology is to put together words about God. But the better the words, the more clearly inadequate they are to their subject and the sooner they run out into silence. 

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  • CONTRIBUTORS

    Andrew Hamilton

    • Andrew Hamilton

    Andrew Hamilton is a Jesuit priest. He taught theology at the United Faculty of Theology for many years, and has contributed widely to theological and religious journals. He has had a long-standing engagement with refugee communities and issues. He is currently editorial consultant of Eureka Street and a policy officer with Jesuit Social Services.

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