I support Reason for Faith because I think it's about time that the myth about the dichotomy between faith and reason and the warfare of religion and science be laid to rest. A new stage seems to have started beyond the shouting matches with a chance for more reasoned and civic dialogue between Christians, atheists and agnostics - like Richard Dawkins now admits he is.
Dr Gordon Preece is a leading Australian Ethicist, as Director of Ethos: EA Centre for Christianity and Society, and teaching business ethics at Macquarie School of Applied Finance and Christian ethics at Ridley Melbourne. He is also an ethics consultant for various ethical Investments including Christian Super. He was formerly Director of the Centre for Applied Christian Ethics at Ridley Melbourne and Director of Macquarie Christian Studies Institute.
He is Senior Minister at Yarraville Anglican Church in Melbourne and has also lead Anglican churches in Sydney.
Most recently Gordon was Executive Director of Urban Seed, providing hospitality and advocacy for homeless people in Melbourne and he also has experience in youth work.
Gordon is Editor of the quarterly ethics journal Zadok Perspectives and has authored or edited eleven books, with three more planned for publication in 2012. He recently wrote the popular article, 'God the Intimate Interventionist: Nick Cave in Dialogue with Dietrich Bonhoeffer', published on the ABC Religion & Ethics website and Zadok Perspectives and is editor of Rethinking Peter Singer.