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Associate Professor Neil Foster

Religious freedom and knives in school

Associate Professor Neil Foster
Jun 1, 2021
A debate over the extent of religious freedom laws has arisen in NSW after an incident at a school where one student was stabbed by another, who was wielding a “kirpan”, a religious symbol in the form...
Stephen McAlpine

Scott Morrison’s interventionist God

Stephen McAlpine
May 13, 2021
I don’t believe in an interventionist God But I know, darling, that you do But if I did, I would kneel down and ask Him Not to intervene when it came to you Oh, not...
Freedom for Faith
To help you make an informed vote at the 2021 Tasmanian Election, Freedom for Faith have asked a series of religious freedom policy questions of each political party. The table below compiles the responses from...
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...
Associate Professor Neil Foster

Victoria’s Conversion Practices Bill is as bad as they say it is

Associate Professor Neil Foster
Jan 18, 2021
Many commentators concerned with free speech and religious freedom have expressed serious concerns about the Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Bill 2020 (Vic), now awaiting its second reading debate in the Victorian Legislative Council...