Brief Appreciation of the Life and Service of Leon Morris

Posted: 02/09/14

By D.A. Carson
Born in 1914, Leon Morris went home to be with the Lord on Monday 25 July 2006. His years of service were remarkably diverse…

Ending religion won’t end the conflict

Posted: 27/08/14

The Middle East conflict might not be the best advert for religion, but what I cannot understand is the naïve presumption that once we got rid of religion, the world would instantly be a better place, writes Michael Bird.

Leon Morris and Me

Posted: 12/08/14

by Don McLellan
It was when I was doing my MA(Theol) in the Religion department of the University of Queensland that I came face to face with the rather bitter rejection of the atonement in liberal Christian thought

Why did Jesus spend so much time in the Marketplace?

Posted: 09/08/14

As we reflect on the Gospels I think we sometimes view them through the prism of the sacred: a stained-glass window, chubby cherub view of Jesus surrounded by angels

Remember your leaders – Dr Leon Morris

Posted: 07/07/14

Remember your leaders. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith by Tom Schreiner I never had the privilege of meeting Leon Morris, nor did I ever see him in person or hear him give a lecture, but I would like to write my appreciation of Morris from an autobiographical standpoint. Read more

An Easter Reflection

Posted: 17/04/14

Ian Harper, Partner at Deloitte Access Economics and member of the Ridley Melbourne Board reflects. There’s nothing like the death of a close friend to remind you of what really matters.  Last week, on successive days, I attended the funerals of an old friend and a young colleague, and gave the eulogy at one of Read more

Hope Beyond A Fragmented World

Posted: 07/04/14

Dr Rhys Bezzant We regularly recognise that our world is highly fragmented. Our work, study, friendships, leisure pursuits, and church involvement see us gathering in different places around the city. We hear media sound-bites which attempt to break complicated narratives or arguments down into easily digestible portions, which in turn loose coherence through loss of Read more

New Appointment

Posted: 17/02/14

I am delighted to announce the appointment of Rev Dr Scott Harrower to the position of Lecturer in Christian Thought at Ridley Melbourne. Scott is a Ridley graduate and an ordained Anglican minister.  Having been brought up by missionary parents in Argentina, he has wide ranging ministry experience in several countries, and is currently a Read more

Electronic Libraries

Posted: 08/04/13

writes Andrew Malone I’m often being asked about electronic resources. That’s a huge topic. But my relatively condensed thoughts read as follows. [The content here is much the same as it has been for a few years, but updated with minor tweaks … and to draw attention to the more recent comments below.] Overview: There Read more

Ken Barnes, Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of the Arts

Posted: 06/03/13

Ken Barnes, Dean of the Marketplace Institute, has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce (RSA). The Society’s work “consists of providing a platform for critical debate and new ideas; working with partners to translate knowledge and progressive thinking into practical change; and inspiring [a] network of Read more

An Educational Fiction

Posted: 06/02/13

Andrew Malone writes My kids love The Roman Mysteries. They spent the holidays rereading the series. Freshly released electronically, the seventeen novels fit the ‘young tween sleuths’ genre, much like the Famous Five. But instead of exploring the moors and crags of twentieth-century Britain, our intrepid investigators solve the minor and major puzzles besetting the Read more

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