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Professor Patrick Parkinson

Conversion Therapy Laws: Standing With Jesus Against Injustice

Professor Patrick Parkinson
Mar 3, 2021
Two recent posts in Eternity about the Victorian Conversion Therapy Bill show contrasting reactions to its passing. The first reported on a message that Presbyterian Moderator-General, Dr Peter Barnes, sent to churches. He emphasised the need to obey God rather than...
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...