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  • The Church Proved the More Powerful image

    The Church Proved the More Powerful

    A fascinating editorial in The Times on Boxing Day, on the subject of the persecuted church in China, contained some remarkable one-liners. Some of them sounded like... Read more
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    Twenty Facts in the Gender Debate

    I’m going to make twenty statements, seventeen of which are fairly uncontroversial, two of which are disputed, and one of which is highly controversial. To call them... Read more
  • A Book on Sex You Should All Read image

    A Book on Sex You Should All Read

    I don’t think I’ve ever come across a more helpful book on sexual ethics than Sex Talks by our very own Matt Hosier. You should all read it. And then you should give... Read more
  • Driscoll On Britain: Offensive, Wrong or Neither? image

    Driscoll On Britain: Offensive, Wrong or Neither?

    Mark Driscoll is in trouble again. Not only has he just released a very controversial book on sex, which has many of his supporters asking some searching questions, but... Read more
  • The “Coming of the Son of Man”: A Fifth Approach image

    The “Coming of the Son of Man”: A Fifth Approach

    So here's the problem we considered yesterday. Jesus seems to say in the gospels that the coming of the Son of Man would happen within a generation - but it didn't, and... Read more
  • The “Coming of the Son of Man”: Did Jesus Get it Wrong? image

    The “Coming of the Son of Man”: Did Jesus Get it...

    Taken at face value, the gospels indicate that Jesus said the Son of Man was going to come in glory within a generation - but he didn't, and he still hasn't. That, based... Read more
  • Pistis Christou: A Pauline Bungle? image

    Pistis Christou: A Pauline Bungle?

    For a generation, the discussion has been raging in academic circles over whether the Greek phrase pistis Christou should be understood as meaning ‘faith in Christ’... Read more
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    Kim John-L

    Last year, I got into a conversation with an articulate, educated man in Starbucks about what was wrong with the world, and what the solution was. His response, as it... Read more
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    Universalists Have a Point

    Most heresies have a strong point. That's how they convince people that they're not heresies. Marcionism came about because there is, to be fair, a significant... Read more
  • The Pre-Modern, The Modern and the Post-Modern Jesus image

    The Pre-Modern, The Modern and the Post-Modern Jesus

    The Times Literary Supplement has just featured a wonderful triple-whammy review, in which Tom Wright critiques three books on Jesus: the Pope’s Jesus of Nazareth... Read more