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By HANNAH WEIR If you’ve ever been to a day spa it’s likely that you’ve experienced the soothing sounds of oriental, environmental or classical themed music. Music has always played a central role in the life of human beings, often during meditation, celebration or religious events as a way to inspire or balance the body [...]
By KYRA OLSSON The world was shocked by the rarity of Pope Francis’ sermon on May 22, when the leader of the Catholic Church declared everyone, including atheists, were “redeemed” in the eyes of God. The statement made international headlines and was met with an extremely positive reception from the general populace. Pope Francis [...]
With the celebration of Easter, church leaders are calling on the community to remember its real meaning. The church was once a strong foundation of European society in Australia, with nuns and Religious Sisters visible in most communities. Do any young women today make the decision to devote their lives to the church? BERNHARD SAYER investigates.
One of the sceptics at the 2012 Global Atheist Convention was was Mitchell Jackett, a first year student at the University of South Australia who won tickets through the student union’s Secular Society. Mitchell spoke to TOM SYRMAS afterwards about what went on inside and why the convention was important.
Compared to the 2010 event, which attracted approximately 2500 people, the 2012 Global Atheist Convention saw over 4000 attendees, making it the largest indoor event of its kind on the planet, writes SEAN JELINEK.
Death and grieving is a universal phenomenon that ultimately leads us all on a quest for meaning of some kind.
GEORGIA KELLY-BAKKER takes us on a fascinating spiritual journey to find out how different religions, cultures and people interpret and define what it is to die.
We live in a world of sin – or so you might think if you try mixing ‘taboo’ with religion, writes ALEX DUNKIN.