Peter Harrison is a former professor of science and religion at the University of Oxford in Oxford, England, and an expert on the dialogue and tensions between science and religion. He is the author of The Territories of Science and Religion. He is now director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at […]
John Marnell is the publishing and communications officer at Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action in Johannesburg and is often based in Melbourne, Australia. He has trained journalists from across sub-Saharan Africa on how to better report on LGBTI issues.
Anna Parker is also known by her Sufi name, Zebunissa. She is the spiritual director of the Sophia Wisdom Centre in New South Wales, Australia, as well as an ordained minister in the Church of All. Her spirituality includes the divine feminine, the teachings of Jesus and Sufism.
The Australian Religious Response to Climate Change is a multifaith organization of Australians committed to taking action on climate change through policy and advocacy. It is based in Sydney. The contact person is secretary Miriam Pepper.
Neil Ormerod is a professor of theology at Australian Catholic University in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He is director of its Centre for Catholic Thought and Practice. Anticipating Pope Francis’ environmental encyclical, he called it “a landmark in Catholic social teaching.”
John Keane is a professor of Politics at the University of Sydney and the director of the Sydney Democracy Network. He holds a doctorate and a master’s degree from the University of Toronto and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Adelaide. In addition to other research interests, Keane focuses on secularism, Islam, and Europe.
Women and the Australian Church is an organization that works for an inclusive church. Though originally a Catholic organization, it is now ecumenical and does some interfaith work as well. It maintains a list of local groups and their contacts. It is led by a committee of women appointed for one year. It is based […]
Christine Caine and her husband, Nick, are Christian evangelists and founders of the global anti-trafficking organization known as the A21 Campaign. She has written several books and speaks passionately on the subject of human trafficking. The Caines live in Sydney, Australia.
Vijay Singal is the secretary of the Hindu Council of Australia in Homebush, New South Wales. In 2012, Hinduism became the fastest-growing religion in Australia, largely due to the number of Indian and Sri Lankan immigrants coming to the continent. He can discuss the diversity of Hinduism in Australia.