“For the Love of God” is a documentary by John Dickson and the team at the Centre for Public Christianity. It’s about how the history of Christianity, is both better and worse than most people think!

There are two local opportunities to see the film, the Maroochydore screening including a Q and A with John Dickson following the screening.

MAROOCHYDORE – Wed 27th June, 6.45pm

Maroochydore tickets here

NOOSA – Wed 18th July – 4pm

NOOSA tickets here

(Click on the red box on the left marked “buy a ticket now”.)

Here’s some background and below, a trailer.

Christian history offers plenty of ammunition to its critics. Crusades, inquisitions, witch trials, the oppression of women – not to mention the horrific incidence of child abuse, covered up in recent decades by the institutional church.

For the Love of God: How the church is better and worse than you ever imagined, a documentary in progress by the Centre for Public Christianity, confronts the worst of what Christians have done – and also traces the origins of Western values like human rights, charity, humility, and non-violence back to the influence of Jesus.

This is not the history we think we know. Join us on location around the globe and in conversation with leading international scholars as we weigh up the good, the bad, the ugly – and the unexpected – about the impact Christianity has had on the world we live in.