Monthly Archives: May 2006

Christian Faith and the Ecological Crisis

The fact that humankind is facing an ecological crisis of unprecedented proportions is becoming increasingly harder to deny. Groans of a creation in pain are heard from virtually every direction. Steven Bouma-Prediger catalogues some of the dimensions of our ecological … Continue reading

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The Danger of Conspiracy Theories

Besides highlighting the word “Zion” or “Sion,” the two conspiracy theories [that of the ‘The Protocols of the Elders of Zion’ and that of The Da Vinci Code] share an understanding of how to deal with ideas you disagree with. … Continue reading

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Garver on Constructivism

I have only just got around to reading this post by Joel Garver on constructivism and the claim that it entails relativism. Very helpful.

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Exams Update

Two exams down and only one to go. The Hebrew went well. The Ethics went OK. I was relatively pleased with what I was able to write, but felt unsatisfied with the incompleteness of the sort of answers to the … Continue reading

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Exams

Last week was revision week. Tomorrow I have my first exam (Hebrew). My last exam (OT) is on Thursday morning. I return home for the holidays on Friday. I probably won’t post again for a few days.

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Sweet Childhood O’ Mine

I apologize for this post’s title. I just discovered that Slash (of G’n’R fame) was raised in Stoke-on-Trent. More than a little surprising. On balance I would rather be associated with Slash than with Stoke’s other famous rock star son … Continue reading

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Baptism 101

A couple of weeks ago I gave a brief presentation on the subject of Baptism in the link group in my halls. Given the fact that the question of Baptism has recently been an issue for intense discussion on the … Continue reading

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On the Road to Wittenberg

Leithart is absolutely right, as he has a tendency to be. Wittenberg is a far more attractive destination than Rome (I’d also sooner swim the Bosphorus than the Tiber).

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Ask a Ninja

This site is an awful lot of fun.

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The Eschatological Economy

Having read most of a pre-publication version of this book (thanks to Dennis for first telling me about this), I can highly recommend it. It is bound to provoke the reader to deeper reflection. There are points of startling and … Continue reading

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