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The St James’ Institute presents: Politicising the Bible

Sunday 29 August | 2:00pm-4:00pm | St James’ Hall | $25

When did the Bible become a political prop?

Since the multi-award winning The Bible in Australia was published in 2018, a lot has happened. In this presentation, Meredith Lake reflects on the overt use of Christian symbolism in recent Australian (and American and Chinese) politics. Lake explains how and why the Good Book came to be weaponised, co-opted, and sensationalised in contemporary affairs.

Dr Meredith Lake is the host of Soul Search (ABC Radio) and an Honorary Associate of the Department of History at Sydney University.

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