Mark Durie speaks and writes on relations between monotheistic faiths, human rights and religious freedom. He is the founding director of the Institute for Spiritual Awareness, a Writing Fellow at the Middle East Forum, and a Senior Research Fellow of the Arthur Jeffery Centre for the Study of Islam at the Melbourne School of Theology.

  • Many Christians are wondering what to think about events unfolding in Israel. Here is a link to three lectures I presented for Christian Friends of Israel in the UK, during the 2020 Covid lock downs. They explore how Christians can understa...

  • The Church of England has been asked to respond to requests from clergy to use gender-neutral pronouns for God. The question has been referred to the Church of England’s Liturgical Commission. This would be a major variation from the Book o...

  • In the lead-up to the recent Victorian election, Premier Daniel Andrews announced grants of more than $8 million to the Victorian Islamic community. A social media video posted by his office celebrated this news in a way that can only be de...

  • Last week’s resignation of Andrew Thorburn from his newly acquired role as CEO of Essendon Football Club raises deep concerns about the ability of Christians to serve in high-profile positions in business and government. Thorburn’s resignat...

  • ABSTRACT How should we as Christians position ourselves in the swirling political currents of the age? Is it Christian to be on the right or on the left? In any case, Christians must engage in the political process, even though it be from a...

  • A Divided Church This week the General Synod of the Australian Anglican Church has been debating what its stance is to be on human sexuality. A vote to affirm the church’s traditional position on marriage was strongly supported by clergy an...

  • This is the eighth in a series of daily posts for one week on the following topics: What is Hamas? Why does Hamas think it will win? Who supports Hamas? Who are the Palestinians? What is the occupation? Is antisemitism part of the problem? ...

  • This is the seventh in a series of daily posts for one week on the following topics: What is Hamas? Why does Hamas think it will win? Who supports Hamas? Who are the Palestinians? What is the occupation? Is antisemitism part of the problem?...

  • This is the sixth in a series of daily posts for one week on the following topics: What is Hamas? Why does Hamas think it will win? Who supports Hamas? Who are the Palestinians? What is the occupation? Is antisemitism part of the problem? –...

  • This is the fifth in a series of daily posts for one week on the following topics: What is Hamas? Why does Hamas think it will win? Who supports Hamas? Who are the Palestinians? What is the occupation? – This is today’s post. Is antisemitis...

  • This is the fourth in a series of daily posts for one week on the following topics: What is Hamas? Why does Hamas think it will win? Who supports Hamas? Who are the Palestinians? – This is today’s post. What is the occupation? Is antisemiti...

  • This is the third in a series of daily posts for one week on the following topics: What is Hamas? Why does Hamas think it will win? Who supports Hamas? – This is today’s post. Who are the Palestinians? What is the occupation? Is antisemitis...

Mark Durie - May 12, 2019

Look! A Throne!

More Messages Associated With "Discipleship"...

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Mark Durie - May 12, 2019

Look! A Throne!

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