There are many examples of anti-Christian works in our culture that depict what the world would be like if Christians took over. They paint a bleak and oppressive theocratic regime – The Handmaid’s Tale or Priest movie – an image that would make many question whether they want to be Christian. However, upon rational analysis all these examples are based on biased speculation and unbridled contempt towards anything Christian. But when one looks at history that has actually occ
The Australian public was promised that same-sex marriage (SSM) would not interfere or encroach on the rights of others. It was about ‘equality’, ‘diversity’, ‘love’ and nothing else. Unfortunately, this goodwill has quickly soured. Given that the Federal Parliament is currently discussing new anti-discrimination laws that will affect the rights of religious schools, a recent incident has raised concerns for the rights of all Australian citizens, especially Christians. White,
During the past few weeks there has been a significant increase in the number of vicious and insensitive anti-Christian public ‘artworks’ and vandalism of churches across Australia. It would be naïve to think Christianity is not frequently insulted or targeted by artists and the media, however, this spike occurred during the rapturous celebrations of the recent same-sex plebiscite when, supposedly, ‘love’ and ‘tolerance’ won. Republishing images of these religious assaults wo
** Podcast transcript from The Moving Icon show on Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) ** Broadcast Sept 2015 Most of you are aware of the intense persecution being experienced by Christians in the world. Whether it be the genocides in Iraq and Syria or the frequent turmoil in occupied-Palestine, much has been said in the media about their suffering and many of us have seen the graphic photos online. However, you ever thought about what happens afterwards to those who survive? E
Several months ago a good friend of mine visited a small art gallery in Melbourne. At first he enjoyed himself until he entered one of the exhibit rooms – on display was a large steel-cast crucifix with a topless woman wearing a crown of thorns. He was so offended he left the gallery in disgust.
Now, one wonders why did the artist create this ‘artwork’ and what was it trying to say? Many, especially un-Christian, things may come to mind but it can be concluded the artist’s