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. […]
With Wikileaks and Snowden and more recently #Vault7 giving us a glimpse into the vast and far reaching methods and systems of governmental electronic surveillance the questions of the morality of such surveillance is a key issue for all of us who use the internet. I recently read: Nicholas Tavaglione: A dilemma for Indiscriminate Pre-emptive […]
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 […]
Today there was a press conference where the Rt Rev Graham James, Bishop of Norwich, presented a paper from the House of Bishops on Marriage and Same Sex Relations after the Shared Conversations, which will be discussed at the General Synod in February. This is the latest chapter in the on going discussions within the […]
A preaching workshop exercise led to this reflection from Mark 13.
Starting a new season in life, here’s what’s going on!
A deaf person on identity politics.
A review of Come Lord Jesus! by Stephen Motyer.
Justin Welby and his Christ-defined idenity is an example to us all.
I recently had the opportunity to read Ian Paul’s Evangelical Leadership: Challenges and Opportunities, a grove booklet in the Leadership Series. I have reviewed it for Illuminate Magazine, the student publication for the London School of Theology – where I live, work and study. Check it out: The London School of Theology’s mission statement declares that […]