So many people are exploring the relationship between religion and science in interesting ways â€“ consequently, this list could be very long. As such, I have only included resources that have been recommended by colleagues, or considered in the process of compiling the 36th Issue of Dialogue Australasia journal themed around Religion and Science (November 2016). I encourage youÂ to contribute […]
THE GOLDEN RULE – Treat others as you want them to treat you – is a guide for harmonious living. It is found in all religions, philosophies and cultures across the world. The Golden Rule Poster shows this principle in the sacred texts of thirteen different religions and spiritualities, including the Australian Aborigines. […]
If you’ve not discovered these films specifically designed to assist teachers in delivering dynamic lessons on contemporary key ethical issues – do yourself a favour and check out sample extracts from the Ethics Online films and teacher’s notes. CONTACT DAN AND PURCHASE FILMS (Australasian payment options and local postage now available exclusively through DAN for […]
‘If you were asked to share with others an inspirational prayer or poem or quotation which is a source of strength for you in your life, what would you choose?” This is the question Rosalind Bradley posed to 450 people of different faiths and backgrounds, who have made a significant contribution to contemporary Australian life through their extraordinary capabilities, or […]
Why do we run from things that are inevitable? Why is dying a taboo subject that makes us feel afraid? Facing Death – a new work by Mary Walker Productions that will premiere at the 2009 Adelaide Fringe Festival, explores death and dying using Elizabeth Kubler Ross’ 5 Stages of Grief (Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance) as a framework. […]
Stephen Law, author of the best selling Philosophy Files (and amongst other titles, the must read War for Children’s Minds), has posted an entire sample chapter on his Blog.
What role does faith play in determining attitudes towards sex? A panel of dedicated virgins, sex advocates, gay Christians, Atheists, Muslims, New Agers amongst others join the conversation.
DAN was delighted to hear about the “Sharing the Good Work” Conference hosted by St Paul’s School on Wednesday 5 November. The day provided an opportunity for Religious Educators to come together and share examples of great work happening across many different Anglican Schools in Brisbane.
Following the success of their New Zealand seminars in 2008, experienced teachers and facilitators Catherine Syms and Deborah Stevens will offer Professional Development seminars on Teaching Values Across the Curriculum – facilitated by DAN – in Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne on 23-27 March 2009.
We’ve caught wind of three new great ethics resources (hat tip, Tim Macnaught): A Global Digital Library on Ethics, A Public Ethics Radio Program and the Sixth Edition of the Bioethics bible, Principles of Biomedical Ethics