Pixar’s latest creation Wall-E, is a must see. It’s a movie you’re going to want to bring into the classroom and use as the basis for a whole RAVE unit. Yes, Wall-E is a kids sci-fi movie. It’s a story about how humanity has left the planet heaped in garbage, so there’s an environmental message. But bigger themes – like […]
Would the world be better off without religion? That was the proposition debated in the Herald’s Intelligence Squared Australia (IQ2 Oz) Series, on 19 August in Sydney. The three arguements “for” and three “against” the proposition would make interesting viewing in class as an introduction to contrasting contemporary perspectives towards religion.
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Several people have enquired if there is a way of getting copies of the 6 part SBS documentary series mY Generation. The series put Australian youth under the spotlight to reveal what they really think and feel about the big issues; religion, politics, adulthood, housing and community engagement.
Humans have always wrestled with the idea of a supreme being. Originally produced by The History Channel, this 93 minute film, based on Karen Armstrong’s acclaimed A History of God, traces that timeless quest. This is a valuable teaching resource that examines the evolution and interrelation of the various Jewish, Christian and Islamic interpretations of the divine within different cultural […]
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