Setting the Record Straight on “Islamic” Extremism

As part of my school’s PSHCEE (that’s Personal Social Health Citizenship Economic Education) programme, year 7s and year 10s were treated to a day spent learning about different issues pertaining to diversity (year 7s) and work/business (year 10s). I initially wanted to deliver a session about Paganism, as it’s something that is never taught in […]

Science & Religion: Bridging the Gap

Following yesterday’s article regarding the importance of religious studies in schools, I felt it important to address one of the potential issues regarding society’s growing attitude towards religion as a whole. It may be seen that the growth and expansion of scientific knowledge has led to religion being placed on the back burner when it […]

Was Jesus’ Death Necessary?

A bit of a morbid subject matter considering the time of year we have arrived at, but nevertheless an important question to consider all-year-round. As we all sit down and get ready to tuck into our Christmas lunches tomorrow afternoon, we must consider that the reason we celebrate Christmas (Roman politics aside), is to acknowledge […]

My theological mission.

As I continue to scrimp and save in order to pay for my doctorate next year, I began today to jot down some ideas as to what it is I’ll be spending 4-6 years researching. I ended up drafting the foreword to my research which, I’d like to share with you now. Ever since I was […]

12 Theses of Theology from a Liberal.

As the end of my formal theological education approaches, I thought I’d share my theses for theology that should be considered when taking this age-old discipline into the future¹. Of course these theses demonstrate a fairly radically liberal approach to theology, but hopefully when read as a whole, they will make sense and convince you […]