It is nearly 48 hours since the latest furore surrounding Richard Dawkins. There are two things I have noticed over the last couple of days [I started to write this as one posts but it’s got a bit long, I’ll do a second post*]: The world has divided into three camps: 1) Those who are
This video seems to be doing to rounds again. A polite and humerus debate between human beings. A rare and beautiful think. When I was an RE teacher in giant letters across the whole front of the classroom it said “Key Skill: To be able to disagree with each other respectfully”.
I’m not going to spend a lot of time reviewing Sean Murphy’s Punk Rock Jesus but here are a couple of thoughts. Artwork: Good imagery but difficult to follow because of the lack of colour. To depict the dark and gritty future we are left with vast swathes of black in which we have to
I love the fan club line.
It doesn’t matter what perspective you come from, if you are in any way involved with Christianity you will probably have an opinion about Rob Bell. This past weekend at Greenbelt was buzzing with talk of the man who would take to main stage on Saturday morning. People were intrigued by what he was going to say or
XKCD Guy does it again!! I love his quirky combination of maths, physics and philosophy. I can’t believe I just added Rapture as a category on my blog!!
There has been a lot said about the debate between Christopher Hitchens and Tony Blair. Ian Linden at the Guardian has a good take on this. Religion creates a framework in which it is possible to love extravagantly, to be a champion of compassion, to sacrifice self-interest and even self, to be a saint. It
I don’t know whether to be downhearted or warmed by these words. It would seem that the humbug nature of the October Christmas advertising on’t gogglebox has done a good thing by inspiring me to drag out the Loudon Wainwright albums….
Sorry I haven’t blogged in a long time. Life has been really busy for the moment. I have only just got around to watching the programme “Are Christians Being Persecuted”, a documentary shown on the BBC at Easter. I was expecting a sensationalist view in either direction as people seem to like shouting. I wasn’t