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Professor Patrick Parkinson

Is Gender Identity a Religious Freedom Issue?

Professor Patrick Parkinson
Sep 11, 2019
Read Prof. Parkinson’s paper on Gender Identity & Religious Freedom presented at the Freedom19 conference. View Prof. Parkinson’s Powerpoint presentation.
Professor Patrick Parkinson

Briefing Paper July 2019

Professor Patrick Parkinson
Jul 11, 2019
The Government’s Plans for Freedom of Religion Legislation (July 2019) A briefing paper from Freedom for Faith The purpose of this briefing paper is to explain to ministers of religion and other religious leaders what...
Professor Patrick Parkinson
Israel Folau and I don’t have much in common; but two things we share. The first is that we are both committed Christians within the evangelical tradition of faith. We take the Bible seriously as...
Professor Patrick Parkinson

Religious Faith and the 2019 Federal Election

Professor Patrick Parkinson
May 27, 2019
The Coalition’s surprising win in the 2019 will no doubt cause great soul-searching in progressive circles. Labor had for months, if not longer, simply assumed that it would form Government after the election, with support from the Greens in the Senate. Labor and Greens candidates were riding a progressive wave of support for tackling issues such as climate change and discrimination.
Professor Patrick Parkinson

Religious Freedom After Ruddock

Professor Patrick Parkinson
Apr 3, 2019
With the federal election campaign just around the corner, it would be understandable if people of faith were confused about the stance the major political parties take on religious issues, particularly given the differing responses...