I've asked some friends if they would be kind enough to spend some time reflecting on what they think their most sacred value might be and why.
The puzzle of 7.7 billion brake pedals and 7.7 billion accelerator pedals - anyone got any answers?
This past week I have been listening extensively to 'The Sacred' Podcast on the recommendation of my colleague Naomi. The premise of the podcast is that understanding another's 'sacred' values can lead to more productive public discussion. Each episode is a conversation with someone about their values and thoughts on public discussion. Why is good public … Continue reading On Disagreeing Well 2.0
Continued from the previous post, the focus here is the theological implications of creation's place in the Biblical Narrative. What does the gospel have to say about the recent IPCC report?
In this post, I start from the very beginning. If you are familiar with the concepts of Creation-Fall-Redemption, then this post should hopefully depict the place of the Earth in the Biblical Narrative in an easy-to-follow way that will lay the groundwork for the other post. Caring for Creation and the Biblical Narrative Author Brian … Continue reading Fighting Climate Change is Part of the Gospel (1/2)
Here, as way of processing, is an account of my time walking to Santiago de Compostela. It has not been proofread and not all the photos are here yet, and I will do those things at some point, it's just that point is not quite now (I am getting the train to Madrid)! Day 1 … Continue reading Walking the Way of St James – being a pilgrim
Two days ago I arrived in Santiago de Compostela having walked 118km over 5 days, from Sarria. This is the last section of the Camino Francés, or the Way of St. James, a Christian pilgrim path that is over 10 centuries old. The cathedral at Santiago is said to house the remains of the apostle … Continue reading Walking the Way of St James – Becoming a Pilgrim
The road from Bethlehem to Calvary is trafficked by angels.
Jesus' anointing at Bethany: the heralding of a new spiritual, economic and political empire.
On how we oppose injustice by dehumanising dehumanizers or by constructing a notion of 'fighting for justice' as a battle in opposition to an 'other' + thoughts on a way out.
A way not to lose sight of the sweet, fierce pleasure of knowing Jesus
A different sort of race to run.