Roundup: Inclusive dinner, stopping boats, just peace, liberal Christians, status of women

Roundup: Inclusive dinner, stopping boats, just peace, liberal Christians, status of women

Breaking bread helps break down barriers

Links between Muslim and non-Muslim people were strengthened last week at an inclusive dinner in Prestons.

An ethical way to stop the boats

Behind all the legal technicalities and political argument about boat people, there is room for deeper ethical reflection and a more principled proposal. But first, to clear away some of the debris.

Peace is Christianity’s big secret, church told

That God is a God of just peace not violence is the revelation of Christ and the real truth of Christianity, two leading church figures have said.

Liberal Christians speak out

Australians must understand that conservative Christian lobbyists do not speak for all people of the faith, according to the Brisbane Anglican leader heading a new progressive advocacy group.

See also:

Australian Christian Lobby does not represent all Australian Christians, nor all Christian viewpoints

Australians need Another Christian Voice beyond the ACL

Fresh perspectives offered on women reshaping religion

Religious and secular communities need more education on the role and status of women in the world’s religions, according to Ravinder Kaur Nijaar from the Religions for Peace European Women’s Network.

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