The Virtual Reformation

Jane Caro

In this new ‘Age of Anxiety’, where the world’s future appears unprecedentedly bleak and volatile, historical parallels between our times and the Protestant Reformation can draw some comfort – and some alarm.


Crumbling Buildings

Lou Heinrich

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has revealed decades of systemic cover-ups in the highest echelons of organised religion. How can we reconcile these abject crimes with spirituality and faith?


KYD’s Best Of 2016

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Our staff pick their favourite books, films and TV, and other cultural moments from the past year

Issue No. 28 January 2017

A brief look inside our new issue. We have COMMENTARY from Jane Caro, Lou Heinrich, Roz Bellamy and Erin Hortle, an ESSAY by Jerath Head, FIRST PERSON memoir pieces by Lauren Carroll Harris and Alice Melike Ülgezer. NEW FICTION from Jennifer Down, a CONVERSATION with Madeleine Thien, and THE CULTURE FILES features Jane Howard, Rebecca Shaw and Susan Hurley. Find out more here.

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