Roundup: Genesis, famine alarm, same-sex marriage, refugees, inclusiveness, spirituality

Roundup: Genesis, famine alarm, same-sex marriage, refugees, inclusiveness, spirituality

Evangelicals question the existence of Adam and Eve

Now some conservative scholars are saying publicly that they can no longer believe the Genesis account.

WCC general secretary calls for urgent action in the Horn of Africa

In comments to staff of the World Council of Churches on August 18, the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit expressed alarm at the “blocking and hindering of the food supply in famine-struck Somalia, with the effect that more and more people are dying. This interference with humanitarian aid is inhumane and must be strongly condemned.”

Same-sex marriage movement targeting Christians with new website

Australians for Marriage Equality have launched a  new website  aimed at highlighting support for same-sex marriage within the Christian community.

Reflections on refugees

The plight of refugees in Australia will be the focus of a special event later this month hosted by the Bathurst Refugee Support Group.

Churches rev up inclusiveness

The full inclusion of lesbian and gay people in the Christian Church has come one step closer with the induction of two openly gay ministers in Uniting Churches in Sydney.

Falling Upward

Franciscan priest Richard Rohr—author of, among other titles, The Naked Now and From Wild Man to Wise Man—has written his most sage, most important book yet.


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