Roundup: Wesley Mission’s report, Murray Darling follow-up submission, religion in society, punk rock and Christopher Lasch

Roundup: Wesley Mission’s report, Murray Darling follow-up submission, religion in society, punk rock and Christopher Lasch

Number of homeless families on the rise

In its latest report, Wesley Mission has found families make up a quarter to a third of Australia’s homeless population.

Rural hardship and high rents leave Australian families homeless

A growing number of Australian families are being left homeless because of a shortage of rental homes and public housing, a study released today has found.

Murray Darling Basin Plan follow-up submission

In March, Board of Mission staff Ross Neville (Rural Evangelism and Mission Consultant), Kel Hodge (Rural Chaplain) and Julie Greig (Rural Chaplain) appeared before the Windsor Inquiry into the Murray Darling Basin Plan. They have now made a follow-up submission, drawing upon discussions held at more than a dozen locations across the Synod.

Blue Labour welcomes religious belief

Unlike most “progressive” thinkers, the Blue Labour movement sees tradition – including religious tradition – as an important part of common life.

Progressivism, punk rock and Christopher Lasch

Limits and hope. That’s how Christopher Lasch, the genius social historian and cultural critic, once summed up his philosophy: limits and hope.

Share

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

ADVERTISING

ADD AN EVENT

Are you hosting an event in the Synod that will be of interest to Insights’ readers?

To add an event listing email us your event details. A full list of events can be found on our Events page.

Scroll to Top