Taking a moment on my birthday to be grateful for the blessings in my life.
Someone on Twitter asked me “What would you say is the music of the Bible?”
This is my response.
Some reflections on the amorality of robotic AI prompted by the various videos produced by Boston Dynamics of what their robots can now do.
Lent has now begun.And it started for me, as it does for many Christians, by being marked with ash on my forehead in the sign of the cross. Memento Mori. Remember you are but dust, and to dust you shall return. It’s a poignant reminder that over the centuries Lent has been a penitential time of […]
Symbols are everything. If you doubt that then think of the strength of feeling which is evooked by the American Flag — both positive and negative. Land of hope and freedom, or symbol of the armed forces occupying your land? How about the Swastika? Once a symbol of good fortune and the perpetual rise and fall of […]
In the south west of England, in the head of a valley in Dorset where there once was a farm, there is a Friary — Hilfield Friary. Four days ago after a 7 hour plus journey, I arrived here into a world where life passes at that pace which is both fast and leisurely. Four times a […]
The MediaLit17 Chronicles
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 […]
A reflection on Michah 6:8 from 2013
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 […]