anglicantaonga

Telling the stories of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, NZ and Polynesia

Baring the depravity of slavery

12 Years a Slave
This is a powerful film but it's also a trial for tender souls.

The princess who fell in the dark

Diana
Intimate glimpses of a pampered princess who could never be herself.

Space dishes up some body blows

Gravity
'Lost in space’ for people who like stunning visuals. 

A contemporary take on Jesus

The Gospel of Us
Imagine 'The Teacher' dancing to rock music. then listening to Paul Potts' opera... 

Here come the machines – again

Pacific Rim
To the rescue: computerized machines as tall as skyscrapers and piloted by humans in the machine’s brain.

Do-it-yourself travails

Still Mine
The house that Craig built – even though his ‘old school’ ways clash with the powers that be.

Just don't get in Steve's way

jOBS
Beware of those who pursue their dreams – with scant regard for others. 

Up, up and away to a new identity

Superman
"Acts of God" propel Clark Kent's search for true identity.

Earth has gone mad and bad

After Earth
Buckle up for a journey of perils and healing when the world is lost.

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Opinion
Joanna Moorhead

Pope Francis, the death penalty and just war

Joanna Moorhead

Pope Francis, the death penalty and just war

Wren Blessing

Children need Sabbath in the wild

Wren Blessing

Children need Sabbath in the wild

Anba Angaelos

Another Coptic death cries out for justice

Anba Angaelos

Another Coptic death cries out for justice

Mark MacDonald

Why people of faith must help halt climate change

Mark MacDonald

Why people of faith must help halt climate change

Giles Fraser

Praying like a prophet: NFL take the knee

Giles Fraser

Praying like a prophet: NFL take the knee

Rachel Smalley

Studying religions in school counteracts fear

Rachel Smalley

Studying religions in school counteracts fear

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Anglican Taonga Spring 2017