Posts tagged "australia"
The Patient Body: Tending to One Another

The Patient Body: Tending to One Another

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
In The News: Breaking Bad, Thanksgivukkah, The Vatican, George Bernard Shaw & much more

In The News: Breaking Bad, Thanksgivukkah, The Vatican, George Bernard Shaw & much more

A round-up of recent religion & media news.

Christmas Island: Refugee Politics and an Orphan

by Nasya Bahfen It was not nearly as dramatic as the footage beamed around the world of thousands of jubilant Egyptians celebrating in Tahrir Square, but the image of nine year old Seena Akhlaqi Sheikhdost caused a quiet revolution in Australia this week. Last December, the flimsy boat carrying Seena and up to a hundred Iranian,...

Everybody’s a Critic

Conservative Australian columnist, Cliff Kincaid, warns that the American people should be paying attention to the Catholic Church's other offense: facilitating the "foreign invasion" of the U.S. by supporting immigration reform. In a Beckian rant that proves Kincaid needs to spend more time doing his own thinking, he nonetheless cynically crushes any...

Australian Design

All this past year, Australian culture wars have been following the U.S. playbook faithfully, erupting over gay marriage, public religiosity, and prison salvations just as, or just after, did America. Intelligent Design is apparently no different, and Australia’s Campus Crusade for Christ has announced that it intends to freely distribute copies of a pro-design DVD...

Daily Links 09 December 2004

Special Ops Bible Chuck Currie points to this Sojourners story on a new custom-line of Bibles that the Defense Department has commissioned for its elite U.S. Special Operations Command. The new Bibles will feature a custom-designed cover, special Army-designed color photos and text inserts, and “army-centric motivational messages.” Stained Glass Ceiling Who leads the choir, teaches Sunday School,...