On Saturday I was part of another Extinction Rebellion action called 'Blood of Our Children'. Outside Downing Street, we dressed in black, and protesters willing to get arrested symbolically poured fake blood to draw attention to the loss of life which will result from rising global temperatures. https://climate.nasa.gov/evidence/ I had the privilege of speaking on … Continue reading Blood of Our Children
Cone writes about the crucifixion as a first-century lynching, and about how black people facing the state-endorsed terrorism of lynching identified with Jesus; they, "found in the cross the spiritual power to resist the violence they so often suffered" (p22).
UK Immigration rules and injustice
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)
This week I have enjoyed the autumn light as I cycle back from work, had the joy of seeing Siân in Coventry, and have been trying to find my feet in the midst of change. This week I have been thinking about... ....identity, and the needs we have to be connected/respected/protected. That our identity is … Continue reading This week in thoughts
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.
Not a place to retreat to, but equipment to go out in.
Brief thoughts on the philosophy I'm reading.
How vitamin B12 supplements are becoming dear friends.
May God bless you with a restless discomfort about easy answers, half-truths, and superficial relationships, so that you may boldly apply the truth of Christ and love as he loved.