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Christians and Muslims can be Friends – a book review by Dr Robin Ray of Anglican Overseas Aid

This review appeared in Anglican Focus (a publication of the Anglican Church of Southern Queensland) on February 19, 2021.

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Father Dave Smith on how Christians and Muslims can be friends – ABC Religion and Ethics report, December16, 2020

December 16th, 2020 – thank you, Andrew West, for inviting me to share something about my book on ABC’s Religion and Ethics report.

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Church punches below the belt then knocks out its fighting priest – Sydney Morning Herald, December 5th, 2020

Elizabeth Farrelly’s column was a sobering reminder that the church’s treatment of people who undergo marriage breakdown is a much bigger issue than just my case. Click here or the image to read the article. Click here to read letters … Continue reading

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Assassination is a barbaric form of politics – Tehran Times, December 2nd, 2020

Amir Mohammad Esmaeili of the Tehran Times contacted me to ask for my response to the assassination of prominent Iranian nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, on Friday, November 27th, 2020. My answer was published on December 2nd. Indeed, I believe the … Continue reading

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Father Dave Smith discusses his book “Christians and Muslims Can be Friends.” – Radio Skid Row, 26/11/2020

Thank you Col Hesse and my mates at Radio Skid Row for this interview. Click the image to hear the interview

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THE PRIEST FIGHTING FOR PEACE, ONE PUNCH AT A TIME – 2SER, November 25, 2020

Thanks to my friends as 2SER for this interview. It was done as part of the promotion for my new book, “Christians and Muslims can be friends”, but the focus ended up more on my boxing and work with young … Continue reading

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Sydney Anglican priest forced to resign because his marriage broke down – The Guardian, November 14, 2020

This article came out on Saturday, November 14th, 2020. I did the interview with a view to promoting the launch of my new book, “Christians and Muslims can be friends”, but the focus of the article was on my treatment … Continue reading

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The fighting Father urges Christian friendship with Muslims

MEDIA RELEASE 26 November 2020 Father Dave Smith is back in the ring in his fight for social justice with a new book, Christians and Muslims can be friends, urging love, understanding and tolerance between the faiths. For more than … Continue reading

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Media Advisor of INHR to Syria met Mufti Hassoun

Thanks to my friend, Nahad (‘Nana’) Lancaster for this account of my 2019 meeting with my friend the Grand Mufti of Syria, Dr Hassoun, appearing on the UN International Human Rights Council website.

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