• Atheism Lite image
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    Scott Stephens, on the Religion and Ethics blog for the ABC Network, has a fascinating piece on the faddishness and lightweightness of the ‘New Atheism’. In an excoriating article here, he refers to ‘excesses and indiscretions which will almost certainly consign the "New Atheism" to the... Read more
  • Repentance: A God-oriented Life image
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    Repentance is not primarily a change in behaviour. (... bear with me for a moment!) Repentance is certainly connected to behaviour but there is a danger that we (literally) confuse the two so that we think that a change in behaviour is equivalent to repentance when actually it may not be. This... Read more
  • When Richard Dawkins was right image
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    It might seem an odd way to launch, but I can think of no better way to kick off my blog series – a series which will focus on communicating the Christian message in the public square, otherwise known (rather confusingly) as ‘apologetics’ – than by reflecting on an occasion when Richard... Read more