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Apostles Creed 1

these millennium-old words remind us that each of us is a member of the one holy catholic and apostolic church throughout time and space, that as Christians we are part of something much bigger than ourselves Continue reading

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A very short reflection for an ANZAC Day service

Who would imagine, as we see them thus filled with hatred of one another, that they are all of one common stock, all of the same nature, all members of the same human society? Who would recognise brothers, whose Father is in Heaven?’ Continue reading

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Competing Claims for Justice: Sexuality and Race at the Eighth Assembly of the Uniting Church in Australia, 1997

Basically, I wrote this article as a way of working through my own pain and anger at what happened in 1997. But the fact that it was published in a peer-reviewed journal shows, I hope, that it is also a conscientious piece of historical writing. And so I offer it to anyone interested in sexuality and the Uniting Church. Continue reading

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Women in the Uniting Church: By a partial, prejudiced, and ignorant Historian (to quote the immortal Jane)

This is the lecture that I gave on ‘Women in the Uniting Church’ as part of Uniting Church Studies at the Centre for Theology and Ministry. There is a lot more here than I shared on the day; the topic … Continue reading

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