Inside the chapel at St Francis Theological College in Brisbane. Credit: Steven Riggall. The non-religious or the religiously-indifferent might wonder why anybody would spend their time researching religion. But to co-founder of Australian Anglican group A Progressive Christian Voice Rev Dr Ray Barraclough, Biblical research continues to offer exciting insights into the way we should live today. “The last twenty years or so has seen some very stimulating study of the scriptures, particularly women scholars bringing their life experience into the scriptures, so we wanted to say, in the wider arena of Australian public life ‘hey there’s fresh things being found in Christianity, fresh insights and there’s also fresh windows being opened into how the Christian faith can be expressed’,”… Read More →
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