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Australian to lead spirituality seminar

An Australian academic and writer on spirituality will lead the John Main Seminar at the University of Waikato in January.

Religion as a human construct

Bishop Richard Randerson discusses Richard Dawkins, Lloyd Geering and God in the 21st century.

The last word for an outgoing dean

The last thing the ChristChurch Cathedral congregation says to outgoing Dean Peter Beck is “So long, you’re on your own.”

Poem for Maundy Thursday

Wash my hands and not my feet, says poet Lucy Nanson.

Chaplaincy position at St Hilda's

St Hilda’s Collegiate School in Dunedin is looking for a school chaplain and teacher of religious education.

UK report critical of faith schools

A new report by two academic institutions in the UK argues that faith schools fail to improve standards and create "social sorting" of children along lines of class, ability and religion or belief.

• Britain's most expensive state school

Archbishops pray for flood victims

Archbishops Brown Turei and David Moxon are offering prayers and practical support for the victims of Fiji's floods.

Poll reveals distrust of religion

A survey in the US finds that 55 percent of young people aged 12 to 25 say they are more spiritual now than two years ago. But nearly one-third of them don’t trust organized religion.

There's no RIP for garden gnomes

Garden gnomes have been banned from cemeteries in an English diocese because they are "unnatural creatures".

In bed with the secular spirit

Spirituality important to eye patients

Making funerals our friends

Daily prayer for modern Anglicans

Not with a whimper but an AMEN

Prayer and the unknowable God


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