Bill Bryson Library – Durham Today I was due to be showing a friend of mine on my course the University Library. We’d both forgotten that we had a lecture first thing and so we went to it (and it was really interesting – on Christian views of deliverance ministry). After that, though, they got caught […]

One question that comes up in conversation from time to time when I speak with people about the Christian faith is often phrased something like this: “Don’t the gospels contradict each other? How can you believe what they say when they can’t even agree what happened?” At a glance this question seems to offer a […]

Source I recently read a paper Tillich once presented called The Two Types of Philosophy of Religion. In it he, surprise surprise, identifies two kinds of philosophical approaches to the idea of knowing God, or more specifically ‘religious truth’. The first is the ontological way which presupposes a transcendent and permanent unity with the ultimate. […]

It is common for Christians, and indeed people in general, to speak of humans as relational beings. “Christianity is not a ‘religion’, it’s a ‘relationship’”, they might say. When it comes to issues of morality they might say that it’s not so much about the act itself but the impact on the people. Advice (and […]