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Marion Maddox

Marion Maddox is a professor at Macquarie University and a regular commentator on religion and politics in Australia. She is the author of God Under Howard: The Rise of the Religious Right in Australian Politics (2005)

Marion Maddox reviews 'Voting for Jesus: Christianity and politics in Australia (Quarterly Essay 22)' by Amanda Lohrey

September 2006, no. 284 01 September 2006
In the week that Voting for Jesus landed in my letterbox, the Howard government announced that it was considering dollar-for-dollar support for state school chaplaincies, while, in New South Wales, fresh allegations surfaced of branch stacking by the state Liberals’ ‘religious right’ faction. Those perplexed by such developments in secular Australia will find novelist Amanda Lohrey a helpful ... (read more)