Morrison’s religion and his government’s disastrous attempt to legislate a religious discrimination bill stirred up renewed public debate about the relationship between religion and politics.
Along with a belief in miracles, other key aspects of Pentecostal doctrine – from divine providence to pietism – will likely shape the actions of our re-elected Prime Minister.
Religious freedom in Australia can be a source of division with examples of respect for and of government interference with that freedom.
Religion in schools has always been contentious and especially so in Australia, where there is a commitment to secular principles.
The relationship of Australians to religion is changing, as people find other ways to connect with their personal beliefs.
Australia’s federal MPs are apparently servants of the Christian God, working for His glory.
In a nation labelled secular, many of our elected representatives have strong religious ties, and this affects they way they the country is run.
Religious education offered in Australian state schools has variations in the quality of delivery and limited provisions for the students who opt out.