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God on My Side

An analysis of the Andrew Denton documentary about the 2006 US Religious Broadcast.

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace - the story of William Wilberforce and John Newton.

The Plumb Trilogy and the Modern World

Read Peter Sellick’s latest review – a reflection on the The Plumb Trilogy and the Modern World by Maurice Gee.

Review Emily Maguire Princesses and Pornstars June 08

Read a review of Emily Maguire's influential 2008 book Princesses and Pornstars: Sex, Power and Identity.

Just Celebrity

After watching a film premiere, Peter Bentley reflects on the cult of celebrity in society, and also in the church. (Note: article first published in Insights: UCA NSW Synod magazine. November 2008).

The Search for Community

Why is there such interest in the idea of community today in the church?

What are the implications for Christians?

Read Peter Bentley's reflections on the nature of community and a critique of some ideas in the contemporary church.

The Eternity Opera

A review of the film version of the opera about the Eternity Man, Arthur Stace.

Bill Henson and humble children

Read Peter Bentley's reflections on the issues raised by Bill Henson and photographing children.