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 […]

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. […]