Roundup: Religion and technology, poker machines, religious education and crucifixion.
“We call ourselves a church distributed because we don’t want to be confined to this space. We want to be everywhere, every day, and technology is a great tool for us to be able to do that.”
The stakes in the battle to limit the gaming industry’s rivers of gold from poker machines have escalated dramatically.
The way Victoria offered religious education was ”not on”, the Christian curriculum was ”crap” and the education department was ill equipped to stand up to religious ”bullies”, according to Melbourne priest and academic Professor Gary Bouma.
If we are going to get at why Pilate ordered Jesus to be crucified, Christian theology does us no good.