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  • RELIGION

    Da Vinci's conspiracy of cryptography

    • Michael McVeigh
    • 18 May 2006
    3 Comments

    The Da Vinci Code would be a far more liberating experience for the reader if it was about asking questions, rather than unlocking answers.

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    Theologians adrift in the sea of art

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 18 May 2006
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    Christian thinkers have said little about art. They have affirmed its importance, but rarely grasped how it is made.    

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    Condoms discussion returns to traditional moral norms

    • Bill Uren
    • 18 May 2006
    6 Comments

    Benedict XVI will need all his theological sophistication as he negotiates the different moral arguments offered for the use of condoms in AIDS.  

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    Talking about community

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 14 May 2006

    Lindsay Tanner and Tony Abbott recently gave thoughtful speeches about the place of the churches in public life, which merit a reflective response.

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    In my mother’s footsteps

    • Anna Griffiths
    • 14 May 2006

    Italy, Caravaggio and Catholicism.

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    The service of the word

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 14 May 2006

    In the Catholic funeral liturgy, we hear that ‘Life is changed, not ended’. These words, laconic and simple, have stayed with me recently.

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    Are we asleep at the wheel?

    • Frank Brennan
    • 14 May 2006

    In this edited extract from the 2006 Manning Clark Lecture, ‘5 R’s for the Enlargers: Race, Religion, Respect, Rights and the Republic’, Frank Brennan focuses on respect.  

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    An evolutionary vision

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 14 May 2006

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and the 40th of Winston Churchill’s. They never met and had totally different temperaments. But some things they had in common.

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    After the parade

    • Kylie Crabbe
    • 14 May 2006

    There is an art to the big event. Anyone who’s planned a wedding knows it, and that should be enough to give hives to anyone imagining what it took to get George Bush’s inauguration off the ground.

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    The charge of secular Spain

    • Anthony Ham
    • 14 May 2006

    Anthony Ham wonders whether Spain can still be considered a Catholic country after all.

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    Oil change

    • Graeme Garrett
    • 11 May 2006

    In the biblical narrative, priests and prophets are more chalk and cheese than birds of a feather.

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    Moral equivalence

    • Andrew Hamilton
    • 11 May 2006

    A good way to close discussion of Iraq, Palestine or refugees is to accuse your opponents of holding the doctrine of moral equivalence.

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