Peter Bentley

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Peter Bentley is a Sydney (Australia) based writer and commentator on church, media and cultural issues. He is a former President of the Australasian Religious Press Association.

  • Reflections on the Camino de Sydney (Part 1)

    During this Covid year I had a personal 'project': a walk for exercise, reflection, biblical encouragement from Sir ...

  • The USA and Abortion

    The USA has long fascinated me, and I have embarked on a series of reflections on culture in the USA, using American ...

  • The USA and Black History

  • The USA and Capital Punishment

  • The USA and Politics

    The USA has long fascinated me, and I have embarked on a series of reflections on culture in the USA, using American film or television as a prompt. This is the fifth article and considers politics.

  • The USA and Religion

    The USA has long fascinated me, and I have embarked on a series of reflections on culture in the USA, using American film or television as a prompt.

  • The USA and Freedom

    The USA has long fascinated me, and I have embarked on a series of reflections on culture in the USA, using American film or television as a prompt. This is the third article and considers the foundational concept of freedom within American individualism.

  • The USA and Reality TV

    The USA has long fascinated me, and this series looks at themes in the culture in the USA, using a particular American film or series as a prompt.

  • The USA and Celebrity

    The USA has long fascinated me, and this year, having just made it back from Tennessee before the COVID lockdown, I spent some time reflecting on the differences between the USA and Australia.

  • Three cheers?

    I recently watched three very different films; a Canadian Indie type feature, a Danish film with well-known Danish actors, including Mads Mikkelsen, and an Australian documentary by comedian and television presenter Shaun Micallef.