Churches need to find ways to be outspoken in their condemnation of physical and sexual violence, while also rethinking how they might better support and affirm survivors, writes Prof David Tombs.
Faith and reason
The vision of a global Anglican Communion is buckling under the pressures of sex and modernity, writes Ian Harris.
Ivan Grindlay fears the world is ignoring the plight of Syrian and Iraqi Christians.
James Harding explains why the Bible should be taken seriously.
There's more to the Lazarus story than the popular use of his name would allow, writes Ian Harris.
Stuart Crosson examines what forgiveness means.
What is good, asks Christopher Holmes.
Will Pope Francis deliver hard truth about climate change to a superpower when he addresses the US Congress this month? Let's hope so, writes Ian Harris.
Three bishops point the way towards a concept of God beyond theism, writes Ian Harris.
We should esteem the elderly and call upon them as treasuries of wisdom and experience, Peter Sara writes.
Religious reasoning on the environment will be crucial in bringing about the change of heart and the changes of life so desperately needed, writes Murray Rae.
There are situations where helping someone to die must be a moral option, writes Ian Harris. But only out of love, after all else has failed.
Knowing God is the antidote to our identity crisis, Mark Smith writes.
Many scholars are now more convinced about the historical reliability of the Gospels than was the case a generation ago, writes Prof Paul Trebilco.
His eternal relational loveChristian faith confesses God is relational and God is love, writes Adam Dodds.
Kerry Enright puts recent Irish and Scottish decisions about equal marriage in a wider context of Church discussions.
The Holy Spirit is God's empowering presence, writes Lynne Baab.
The Australian drug traffickers did wrong. But in killing them, punishment triumphed over grace, writes Ian Harris.
Paganism is about keeping balance with nature, writes Tracey Crampton Smith.
Prof David Tombs writes on faith, history and political drama.