Understanding Scott Morrison’s Pentecostalism

Jul 18, 2019 • 14m45s

To understand Scott Morrison, it helps to understand his faith. Tanya Levin is a former Pentecostal who argues that the church informs every aspect of his politics.



Understanding Scott Morrison’s Pentecostalism

38 • Jul 18, 2019

Understanding Scott Morrison’s Pentecostalism

Scott Morrison has always maintained that he doesn’t view the Bible as a policy handbook. But a former worshipper at Hillsong Church argues that Pentecostalism informs every aspect of his politics. Tanya Levin on what this church believes and how it helps to explain the prime minister.

Guest: Author of People in Glass Houses: An Insider’s Story of a Life In and Out of Hillsong and writer for The Saturday Paper Tanya Levin.

Background reading:

Hillsong and a prayer in The Saturday Paper
The Saturday Paper
The Monthly

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38: Understanding Scott Morrison’s Pentecostalism