In a nation labelled secular, many of our elected representatives have strong religious ties, and this affects they way they the country is run.
Taking inspiration from the spread of world religions, Quentin Atkinson and Shaun Hendy argue scientists need to do more to signal commitment to ideas they want to spread.
Reporting child sexual abuse to police, and any subsequent investigation or trial, is a time of profound instability for victims and their families.
We should be wary of simplified and sweeping explanations about the scope for potential social and political reforms the middle classes can promote.
Engaging with views we disagree with is a more effective way to serve the purposes of free speech.
Christianity's long tradition of compassionate care for both the dying and the dead means it brings some wisdom and experience to the voluntary assisted dying issue.
A case before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal highlights the need for schools to accommodate articles of religious and cultural practice in their uniform policies.
Do Muslim couples in Australia have 'on average 4.5 children' while other couples have '1.5 children'? Could Australia have a 'Muslim majority' in 'a couple' of generations? Let's check the evidence.
Comprehensive, independent Australian data regarding domestic violence within churches is long overdue.
The violent evolution of martyrdom.
Moral disputes are a product of independent minds with independent agendas. Thus, there is little reason to see ourselves as unbiased sources of righteousness.
Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the hot spots of Christian higher education growth worldwide, a trend that can be observed across the continent.
A new report on missing Muslims under-emphasises women’s growing participation in civil society.
Hindu "cow vigilantism" against Indian Muslims, is now threatening the social fabric of this multicultural, secular nation.
Local neighbourhoods where Asians and Muslims form a majority are almost entirely concentrated in Australia’s two major cities – Sydney and Melbourne.
An expert on Islam and democracy examines the threat to the world's largest Muslim majority country.
The Japanese sex-toy market for men includes a curious category of objects: pillows. These "bodies" create a paradoxal link between desire and sleep.
The changing pattern of the diversity of religious identities is one indicator of a society’s degree of multicultural composition. On this measure, Australia is among the most diverse.
The 2016 Census reveals that Australia is becoming much more diverse – in terms of language, country of birth, Indigenous status, and religion.
One of the many roles of Vietnam’s fascinating “cult of heroes” is to ensure government control over religious feeling, channeling it into nationalism.