Aboriginal Islam

A couple of weeks ago there was a fascinating report in the Sydney Morning Herald about the rising number of Aboriginal Australians who are converting to Islam. Anthony Mundine is the most high profile convert and the article carried a large photograph of Mundine. The people interviewed believed that Islam was a religion free of… Continue reading Aboriginal Islam


Australian Values

Here is a proposal for a large scale investigation which I don't have the time to do. Would it be possible to work out the moral dimensions of our culture through a study of the words we use to convey a sense of 'good'? By 'moral dimensions' I mean the shared values, ethical imperatives or… Continue reading Australian Values