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Moderator’s Musing – 5 March 2018

Current Queensland Synod moderator, Rev David Baker.

It’s International Women’s Day this week, and it’s a brave man who comments on it! Yet I feel compelled to do so, as we have to recognise, even against the favourable comparisons that could be made in terms of other countries, that there’s still work to do here in Australia and in our own church. The theme is about pressing ...

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Friday’s religion wrap

Photo of a magnifying glass over an open Bible.

The Journey team selects stories that got us talking this week. Check back in every Friday to see the latest wrap up of religious news that made us think and reflect. Message to God: football wins are harder than they look The Guardian reports on Arsenal football club manager Arsene Wenger and his lifelong obsession with soccer. Wenger reflects on three decades in ...

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Confronting Revelation

Fire from the Book of Revelation. Photo from Lightstock images.

The Bible presents some uncomfortable depictions of women, particularly in the Book of Revelation. Ashley Thompson speaks with North American Biblical scholar, Dr Tina Pippin about what to do with the duality of the “women of the apocalypse”. In June, Grace College hosted Dr Tina Pippin as keynote speaker for their second annual Women’s Theology Conference—a gathering of over 40 ...

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Empowering Pacific women

UnitingWorld workshop participants, Solomon Islands

This year, UnitingWorld turns its focus towards gender equality and addressing violence against women in the Pacific Island region. Ashley Goetze spoke with Bronwyn Fraser from UnitingWorld. A self-described “link and chain” between the Uniting Church in Australia and Pacific Island church partners, last June UnitingWorld facilitated a workshop in Fiji that involved women representatives from the four Pacific nations of Kiribati, Solomon Islands, ...

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