New Zealand is potentially a role model for religious diversity in the world at large, Ian Harris writes.
Faith and reason
We are all refugees, the Rev Richard Dawson writes.
Yes, it is about sin, writes Lyndon Weggery.
The basis for hope lies outside us and is centred in Jesus, writes Christopher Holmes.
Stripping the notion of punishment out of Easter opens the way back to its true meaning, writes Ian Harris.
We need to be reminded lest we forget, writes Ivan Grindlay.
It is stupid to argue whether Jesus' death was for theological or political reasons, for what we discover of God in Jesus Christ integrates both and transforms all our knowing and all relationships, Selwyn Yeoman writes.
Despite the statistical decline of Christianity in New Zealand, there is also encouragement, Tim Cooper writes.
Is Easter really about Jesus being punished for the sins of humankind? Ian Harris doesn't think so.
Be aware of the counterfeits and the fakes, however they are dressed, Peter Sara writes.
Sir Lloyd Geering adds his voice to the debate about the reality/non-reality of God.
Numerous eminent theologians continue to believe the traditional view of God as our creator has more explanatory power than any of its rivals, writes Murray Rae.
Arguments about the reality of God are mostly misconceived or obsolete, Ian Harris says. A change in perspective is overdue.
Malcolm Falloon considers the spiritual dimension of the Treaty of Waitangi.
Peter Matheson contemplates spirituality and religion in what could be a post-secular age.
The biblical stories of Jesus' birth point to something so rich and deep, they leave Rudolph and the Grinch for dead, writes Ian Harris.
When God allows us to face the pain of this world he is speaking loudest, writes Mark Smith.
A summertime Christmas gives us the opportunity to remember Jesus' birthday in fresh ways, writes Lynne Baab.
Without freedom, love is not possible, writes Adam Dodds.
Bothering God? Not at all, says Ian Harris, just examining the big questions of meaning, purpose and existence.