Saturday 8 June 2024

Quote of the Week

"Plans for Your Good flows with all the plausible, coherent, rhythmic religiosity of a psalm recited by the Swedish Chef. At best, it is unoriginal, inconsequential, cyclical, paternalistic evangelism. At worst, it is a dubious attempt at indoctrination. But neither Christian values nor the practise of faith more broadly are the problem. It’s Morrison’s willingness to use them as tools of manipulation, distraction and evasion. In the Gospel According to Scott, he is always the hero, never the villain. His superpower is amnesia."

[2021 Australian of the Year, author, activist, advocate & Director of the Grace Tame Foundation, Grace Tame, reviewing Scott Morrison's 'memoir' "Plans For Your Good: A Prime Minister's Testimony of God's Faithfulness" in The Monthly, June 2024]

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