In the latest book from the CPX team, Mark Stephens asks: why is it so hard to think well?
“Pretty much, this book is a recount of all of the ways that I’ve failed at thinking. So it’s really a co...
May 6, 2021
Makoto Fujimura and the healing power of art and faith
Acclaimed artist Mako Fujimura talks to about the connection between beauty, art and faith. A particular emphasis is on the Japanese tr...
April 29, 2021
Why do Austen’s novels inspire an almost religious fervour?
“There’s no one to touch Jane when you’re in a tight spot,” declares a character in the Kipling short story “The Janeites”, in which a g...
April 22, 2021
If Jesus offers wisdom for how to live, how necessary is the “Son of God” stuff?
“I do think Jesus is a much more challenging figure than he is often presented to be. And a lot of the challenges h...
April 1, 2021
An aerospace engineer and an astrogeologist discuss the whether and why of space exploration.
"For all these wonderful technologies, for all these incredible achievements that you see – rock...
March 25, 2021
In light of the chaos surrounding the U.S. presidential election we ask John Stackhouse and Nathan Campbell to reflect on the place of Religion in Public Life
The story of the politicising...
March 18, 2021
The CPX team debrief on their latest reads, TV binges, and podcast discoveries.
It may not surprise you to know that the nerds at CPX spend a lot of time inhaling the books, movies, podcasts, and ...
March 11, 2021
The most famous witch hunt in history – and how it speaks to our moment.
“There were always personal issues at stake in Salem and, I think, in all witchcraft trials. We can talk about larger-scal...
March 4, 2021
British writer Francis Spufford talks about heartbreak and loss, hope and eternity, in his latest novel, Light Perpetual.
In November 1944, a German V2 missile obliterated a Woolworths store...
February 25, 2021
Acclaimed author Susannah McFarlane on meeting her birth mother and then, to her great dismay, God.
The EJ12 Girl Hero series, the EJ Spy School Series, D-Bot Squad, Boy vs Beast, Go Girl!, and Zac...
February 18, 2021