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A reviled image or an embodiment of hope?

Review:  The Cross: History, Art and Controversy  Author: Robin Jensen For the first decades of the church symbols such as fish, anchors, ships and doves were far more...

What does effective cross-cultural ministry look like?

Review: Changing Lanes, Crossing Cultures: Equipping Christians & Churches for Ministry in a Culturally Diverse Society Authors: Andrew Schachtel, Choon-Hwa Lim and...

The passionate verbosity of David Bentley Hart

Review: The Dream-Child’s Progress & Other Essays The Hidden and the Manifest: Essays in Theology and Metaphysics Author: David Bentley Hart David Bentley Hart is...

A conversational look at theology

Review: Thinking the Faith, Living the Faith: An introduction to Christian Theology Author: Chris Walker Thinking the Faith, Living the Faith by Chris Walker (Sydney:...

In defense of the consensus model

Review: The Church Guide for Making Decisions Together In an Easter article former UCA President Jill Tabart ruefully observed: “The consensus model is not being used...

Small church, big step for women

How female ordination was led by one of the Uniting Church's core members.

Call to action goes on

As we celebrate the 40th year of our Church, it is only fitting that a new book has chronicled our history of advocacy in the public space. Ex-Moderator Rev. Dr Brian...

How provocative is the Basis of Union?

Disturbing Much, Disturbing Many: Theology Provoked by the Basis of Union is a collection of recent articles by Dr Geoff Thompson, related to the Basis of Union –...

Out of the Ordinary: Twelve Australian Methodist Biographies

This wonderful book acknowledges the skill and dedication of some of the lesser-known Methodist leaders whose contribution to the faith should be better known today. We...

Opening the Doors: A Prison Chaplain’s Life On The Inside

The author, Paul Gill, is no stranger to the Perth Diocese, having served as Senior Prison Chaplain and Coordinating Chaplain at Casuarina Prison for ten years before...