Like what you've read?

On Line Opinion is the only Australian site where you get all sides of the story. We don't
charge, but we need your support. Here’s how you can help.

  • Advertise

    We have a monthly audience of 70,000 and advertising packages from $200 a month.

  • Volunteer

    We always need commissioning editors and sub-editors.

  • Contribute

    Got something to say? Submit an essay.


 The National Forum   Donate   Your Account   On Line Opinion   Forum   Blogs   Polling   About   
On Line Opinion logo ON LINE OPINION - Australia's e-journal of social and political debate

Subscribe!
Subscribe





On Line Opinion is a not-for-profit publication and relies on the generosity of its sponsors, editors and contributors. If you would like to help, contact us.
___________

Syndicate
RSS/XML


RSS 2.0

Religion & Spirituality

Current
2016 -  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug
2015 -  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
2014 -  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
2013 -  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
2012 -  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
2011 -  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
2010 -  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
2009 -  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
2008 -  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
2007 -  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
2006 -  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
2005 -  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
2004 -  Jan  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
2003 -  Feb  Mar  Apr  May  Jun  Jul  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
2002 -  Mar  Apr  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov  Dec
2001 -  Jul  Sep  Oct  Nov
2000 -  Jul  Oct  Nov
1999 -  Dec
According to this traditional understanding of the human being, homosexuality does not define the essential dimension – which is the soul or conscience – of any person.
by Shimon Cowen - 10/08/2016 - 167 comments
For the many Australians who once identified as Christians but have 'lapsed' in their churchgoing, the Census provides a chance for honest reassessment and mature reflection.
by Hugh Harris - 2/08/2016 - 28 comments
Take the family out of the picture and 'having sex' (that graceless construction) is reduced to the pleasure principle and details relating to 'good sex'.
by Peter Sellick - 29/07/2016 - 14 comments
This is why every extremist group who fights for a deviant goal adds the word Islam to their name to seek legitimacy and to use it as a trap to drag the whole world into their agenda of denigrating Islam and Muslims by default.
by Bashir Goth - 27/07/2016 - 22 comments
The ABS's 'no religion' category on the Census is parallel to labelling a fruit cake as a no-cake for public display and use.
by Spencer Gear - 19/07/2016 - 184 comments
Tolerance is in the expanding list of pieties, but dissent is never mentioned. We no longer have debates. Instead, we are exhorted to engage in 'conversation'.
by Laurence Maher - 4/07/2016 - 24 comments
It is notable that natural science could not and did not arise from pantheistic cultures.
by Peter Sellick - 15/06/2016 - 68 comments
Just as the broader community is beginning to question stereotypes and think differently about ethnicity, culture, faith, race, nationality, skin colour, age, sexuality and gender, spiritual carers are also challenged by new paradigms.
by Kay Stroud - 3/06/2016 - 29 comments
This is not a God to be messed with; neither is He an answer to spiritual fulfilment, on our own terms of course. Rather, He describes himself as jealous.
by Peter Sellick - 27/05/2016 - 12 comments
The First Lady's speech helped recreate 'an imaginative geography of West versus East, us versus Muslims-cultures in which first ladies give speeches versus others in which women shuffle around silently in burqas'.
by Alice Aslan - 19/05/2016 - 33 comments
The idea that any religious institution should only disseminate its beliefs with caveats and qualifications strikes at the heart of freedom of religion, expression, and association.
by Chris Ashton - 18/05/2016 - 20 comments
Thus religious ideas are sacrosanct, no matter how silly or debilitating they are. Criticism of such belief is forbidden because that would entail non-acceptance of the believer.
by Peter Sellick - 9/05/2016 - 15 comments

Advertisement
Advertisement



About Us Search Discuss Feedback Legals Privacy