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    Gardening with Luther

    To Wittenberg, and a hot date with a plate of sausages and a mug of beer. Read more
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    The End of Tyranny

    In what was perhaps the pithiest statement of the week veteran Zimbabwean campaigner David Colthart observed, “We have removed a tyrant but not yet a tyranny.” Read more
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    Dear Phillip

    Maths teacher Joshua Sutcliffe has been suspended from his school during an investigation into him misgendering a pupil. Sutcliffe was interviewed by Phillip Schofield... Read more
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    Abortion is not the only issue

    The 50th anniversary of the Abortion Act has provoked a slew of comment (not least Phil’s excellent contribution on Think). But abortion is not the only ethical issue... Read more
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    The Real Reason for Jesus Cleansing the Temple

    While Andrew has been providing reasons for the differing positions in the gospels of when Jesus cleansed the temple, one of my church members has stumbled on a rather... Read more
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    What is the future of complementarity?

    I'm sure Andrew's conference next year will provide some useful answers, but in this clip Jordan B. Peterson gives some brilliant diagnosis: Read more
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    After Eden

    In March 2016, 23 volunteers entered ‘Eden’ – 600 acres of remote countryside on the western coast of the Scottish Highlands. British TV channel, Channel 4, was... Read more
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    Human Vulnerability and the Problem of Evil

    I've been listening to Jordan B. Peterson's lectures on Genesis. For someone who professes no 'belief' in Jesus Christ he has some remarkable psychological insights on... Read more
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    Iconoclasts then and now

    Robin M. Jensen’s The Cross: History, Art, and Controversy (Harvard, 2017) is an exceptionally interesting and insightful review of the way in which the symbol of the... Read more
  • The Sea: Contemporary Holiday Destination or Ancient Hell-hole? image

    The Sea: Contemporary Holiday Destination or Ancient...

    “Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more.”
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