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All articles by Peter Jensen

Peter Jensen is a retired Australian Anglican bishop, theologian and academic. From 1985 to 2001, he was Principal of Moore Theological College.

In praise of modesty

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January 2007
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

In praise of modesty

What values should children imbibe at school? I've noticed that for most people 'modesty' is absent from the list. It's an interesting omission, and one that should make us think about the nature of our society. In the first place, modesty is a very useful virtue when it comes to self-understanding. In seeking employment…

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A Christmas message from Peter Jensen Archbishop of Sydney

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December 2006
Evangelistic

A Christmas message from Peter Jensen Archbishop of Sydney

The madness of choiceAny visitor to the USA will comment on the same thing - the huge variety of choice available. I am a simple man with simple tastes. Trying to order a sandwich in the US is a nightmare. For years now, all I have wanted from a sandwich is two pieces of…

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Guest Column – The importance of Christian arithmetic

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November 2006
Articles > Guest column

Guest Column – The importance of Christian arithmetic

I think it was Dr Jim Packer who taught me the importance of Christian arithmetic. It is quite simple - to add is to subtract. When something is perfect for its purpose, to add to it is to subtract from it and even to destroy its usefulness. It is, of course, the same point…

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