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» 2/08/2019 6:46:02 PM OzSpen This argument is becoming rather strange. If heaven is a material place then it mus.....
» 1/08/2019 11:36:43 AM OzSpen, Now we have it! Even if you put it in capitals there is the remote chance that arc.....
» 31/07/2019 11:09:12 AM OzSpen, I am disappointed that you resort to personal slur. I assure you that my world vie.....
» 30/07/2019 12:26:43 PM oZSpen Yes.....
» 29/07/2019 3:12:58 PM OzSpen, On the authority of the bible. My observation of fundamentalist attitudes to the b.....
» 27/07/2019 12:08:44 PM OzSpen, I feel like I am repeating myself here. How does a physical body that is “more tha.....
» 30/04/2019 11:10:56 PM Diver Dan, Anyone who says that Jesus did not exist must explain how the entire New Testam.....
» 30/04/2019 11:08:32 PM Dear Banjo, I am more of a systematic theologian than a biblical scholar so I am a bit dim.....
» 31/03/2019 11:16:36 AM Not Now soon, I can assure you that I am not losing my faith. Here I am up bright and earl.....
» 7/03/2019 12:46:28 PM There is no evidence that solar forcing is significant for climate change. "All of t.....
» 24/02/2019 10:51:56 AM Not_Now.Soon I really do not like your tone. I spent a lot of time in good faith in trying.....
» 23/02/2019 1:21:05 PM By the way, take a look at Ex.14:21-29. There are doublets in the text that indicate that .....
» 23/02/2019 1:20:34 PM (continued) If they are taken as historical all our energy is spent on justifying this vi.....
» 23/02/2019 1:17:56 PM Not_Now. Soon, Gosh this sounds like an exam. A few preliminary remarks. Biblical stories .....
» 21/02/2019 7:51:53 PM PzPen, This is a rather disappointing response from you. Let's start with a few facts. I w.....
» 20/02/2019 10:44:27 AM A friend has pointed out that my statement: "However, the early Church was doing theo.....
» 10/02/2019 7:37:47 AM Not-Now.Soon, Let me take just one of your statements: "I think there can be a very g.....
» 28/01/2019 12:10:54 PM Not-Now Soon, That you must trust material evidence is a sign that you only trust in the f.....
» 27/01/2019 5:33:24 PM Not-now Soon, Don't get me wrong. All Scripture is inspired by the holy spirit and is henc.....
» 26/01/2019 10:35:52 AM Not_Now.Soon, I am moved that you worry about me. However, I must assert some major points.....
» 20/01/2019 10:58:07 AM OzSpen, Thanks for the links. I found the Eric Weis reference very obscure. This is surel.....
» 19/01/2019 7:43:19 PM Wow! Transphysicality. That is a word to conjure with. Wright must be the laughing stock o.....
» 18/01/2019 1:37:29 PM The Inspector, ICor 15 is interesting because of verse 8: "Last of all, as to one unt.....
» 17/01/2019 5:01:27 PM Runner, Read the rest of the story set in the closed room. Thomas did not in fact reach in.....
» 17/01/2019 1:54:53 PM OzPen How dare you call me a liberal, I am exactly the reverse. My most influential theolo.....
» 16/01/2019 4:34:50 PM Runner, I still do not have and answer to my question about the location of the bones of J.....
» 16/01/2019 8:05:06 AM I think that the only answer is that Jesus' bones lie in Palestine. We must remember that .....
» 15/01/2019 11:19:46 PM I am still waiting for an answer. Where are the bones of Jesus?.....
» 15/01/2019 6:32:18 PM So, Runner, where are the bones of Jesus? If you cannot give an account of where they are .....
» 25/12/2018 12:48:55 PM Not-Now_Soon "Two of the foundations in Christian Faith are based on miracles. Jesus.....
» 24/12/2018 12:36:35 PM You are fond of quoting John. Here is one for you: When he was in Jerusalem during the Pa.....
» 7/11/2018 1:26:27 PM Unsurprisingly, perhaps, I side with Whitaker on this. However, I think that posing the ar.....
» 3/10/2018 12:01:37 PM Thanks Jason, you have nailed it! Peter.....
» 31/08/2018 9:35:40 AM Excellent article, thanks......
» 15/06/2018 12:57:25 PM JJK Thanks for the the comments, I accept your quibble. Enjoy NN, give me regards to Chris.....
» 2/03/2018 11:51:09 AM Not_Now.Soon, "But I'm saying have the bible as the standard our interpretations be .....
» 1/03/2018 10:53:36 AM Not_Now.Soon, As the hymn tells us "The Church’s one foundation Is Jesus Christ her L.....
» 28/02/2018 9:48:30 AM Not_Now.Soon, Scripture is central to Christian theology. It is the witness upon which ev.....
» 26/02/2018 11:32:34 AM Duncan, Your are, of course correct, none of the writers of the NT actually met Jesus. The.....
» 27/11/2017 2:41:34 PM Secondly, the accusation of an assertion being merely subjective portrays a false epistemo.....
» 27/11/2017 2:40:56 PM Graham, thank you for inviting an extended discussion of my article about the serious athe.....
» 14/11/2017 6:29:33 PM Yuyutsu, The most important difference between atheists and Christians is not that they b.....
» 14/11/2017 10:54:37 AM Diver Dan, Your post is offensive and I am not your uncle. Peter.....
» 5/11/2017 9:24:46 PM George, I think we are on the same page. I am beginning to understand that Aquinas and Aug.....
» 4/11/2017 11:25:28 AM George, We seem to be at cross purposes in that we are not discussing the same article. My.....
» 2/11/2017 9:06:04 PM Not now soon. Thanks I will. Pete.....
» 24/10/2017 10:19:35 AM Reading this article was like standing in fecal storm and finding that one was left unsoil.....
» 17/10/2017 9:58:41 AM George, Thanks for the poem. I have detected a note of desperation in the comments section.....
» 6/10/2017 7:35:39 PM Not_now soon, (the man with an eschatological name!) You sound like you have led a shelte.....
» 6/10/2017 8:11:18 AM George, I would hope that in discussing the Trinity that I do not stray from the path that.....
» 5/10/2017 1:02:30 PM Alan B. I do wonder whether you read my essays since your comments seem not to relate to t.....
» 4/10/2017 10:41:57 AM This is an interesting and well written article that you would expect from the author's si.....
» 25/09/2017 1:55:33 PM Well, the cat is well and truly out of the bag! Leyonhjelm has exposed himself as having n.....
» 23/06/2017 1:19:16 PM Wow. what a confusing article......
» 9/05/2017 5:10:56 PM Firstly, sexual orientation is not a lifestyle choice. It is deeply rooted in the psyche. .....
» 26/04/2017 4:22:59 PM Loudmouth, In my article I attempted to differentiate between the values we adopt as good .....
» 24/04/2017 4:37:25 PM Hi Jo, If one was to look at the origins of then idea that all persons should be respected.....
» 24/04/2017 2:04:00 PM Loudmouth. Thank you for your considered post. My problem with universalism is that while .....
» 30/01/2017 11:56:32 AM This was written before his inauguration. Now, after a week in office would this author st.....
» 17/01/2017 11:17:05 PM I think it is a sign of the times that we fail to judge character, or even think it is nec.....
» 16/01/2017 4:48:52 PM I really don't care who denounces Trump, as long as we get as many denunciations possible......
» 12/01/2017 9:30:17 PM I have now read all of Houellebecq and this article is right on the money. Yes you have to.....
» 5/01/2017 12:19:56 PM Yuyutsu, How can you possible say that consciousness is not a phenomenon? Can you really d.....
» 19/12/2016 8:30:10 PM Yes, Daffy you are a bit thick......
» 29/11/2016 8:31:14 AM It is unsurprising that human rights will reflect the values of those who pronounce them s.....
» 14/10/2016 9:32:22 AM Craig, I think you are right in saying that and anthropology that prioritises community is.....
» 2/09/2016 11:53:54 AM Great article, well done! I am increasingly amused by the human rights arguments that seem.....
» 3/08/2016 12:01:31 PM I expected more from someone who has been on the forefront of academe all his working life.....
» 30/07/2016 10:04:14 PM Diver Dan Interesting reflection. See my piece on lot. http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/vi.....
» 5/07/2016 9:33:42 AM Good article. I stated similar opinions in my article Bad Religion. http://www.onlineopin.....
» 29/05/2016 5:43:31 PM "There is nothing outside of the text." Derrida.....
» 2/05/2016 11:42:49 AM This article does not progress the argument one little bit. Peter Sellick.....
» 20/04/2016 2:27:14 PM Yuri, Nice quote from Crossan! Peter.....
» 11/04/2016 4:35:14 PM Geoff of Perth, I would respond to your post if you stated your questions instead of refer.....
» 9/04/2016 11:46:00 AM George, When the prodigal returns (Luke 15:11..) and the father explains to the son who re.....
» 8/04/2016 11:55:02 AM George, I protest that I have not explained the resurrection away but have placed it at th.....
» 24/03/2016 4:43:04 PM Rhrosty, Mark is dated between 60 and 70 AD. At least get your facts right......
» 20/03/2016 9:51:44 AM Jon J, By a different kind of rationality I mean a rationality that runs not on a=b, or z.....
» 18/03/2016 12:54:13 PM Rhian, Barth was certainly uncompromising. It is sad to see that most of his friends fell .....
» 16/03/2016 5:16:30 PM Rhine, That is a remarkable sermon! Barth only preached in the prison at Basel while he wa.....
» 14/01/2016 9:11:28 AM Peter, Good article. I am in then middle of reading Rowan William's "Faith in the Pub.....
» 23/12/2015 5:11:26 PM Why do I get the feeling that I could as well publish a page from the telephone directory .....
» 22/12/2015 10:30:05 AM Loudmouth. Your contribution to this thread has been interesting. It occurs to me that the.....
» 15/12/2015 9:12:17 AM For someone who extols the importance of understanding history the statement "The onl.....
» 17/11/2015 3:58:53 PM Rhian, I agree. However there are some distinctions to be made. Christian theology is esse.....
» 12/11/2015 10:44:25 AM Hooray! At last a good article on assisted suicide. Cobber,not everyone shares your blind .....
» 8/10/2015 12:19:41 PM Interesting piece. May I suggest that the authors find an editor to fix some doubtful Engl.....
» 8/10/2015 12:05:13 PM David F, Where did you read this history? Is it not an interpretation fabricated to supp.....
» 6/10/2015 10:31:07 PM Yes, history is being rewritten without the anti church, anti clerical, anti-Christian pre.....
» 15/09/2015 9:47:55 AM Ah, David you are a true son of the Enlightenment. That may not be a bad thing. However it.....
» 14/09/2015 6:51:35 PM Yuyutsu, Methinks you misunderstand me. I am not saying that religion is not allowed, I am.....
» 14/09/2015 5:53:42 PM Toni, Now you are just being silly. We live in a time in which all religion has been remov.....
» 13/09/2015 6:38:52 PM I am serious. No one on this thread offers an alternative. Nihilism is not doing us much g.....
» 13/09/2015 4:01:34 PM I can assure you that I have read enough church history not to see with rose tinted glasse.....
» 11/09/2015 10:22:07 AM David , I think your rabid hatred of the Church has obscured your vision......
» 10/09/2015 12:54:58 PM Hmm, let me see. The development of art in the West beginning with Giotto was Church art a.....
» 10/09/2015 11:58:41 AM Herodotus may be called the father of history but he did not engender or belong to a natio.....
» 9/09/2015 9:16:57 PM Toni, Because it introduces the historical into human consciousness. The culture of Israel.....
» 9/09/2015 4:52:29 PM There is no doubt that the bible has some moral teaching in it. The ten commandments is an.....
» 9/09/2015 12:36:21 PM David, You insist on moralising the bible. You could equally say that a history of the fir.....
» 9/09/2015 10:31:06 AM David Scripture is a patchwork. It's aim is not necessarily to tell us how to live but it.....
» 8/09/2015 8:49:50 PM David f, Of course the figures of Adam and Eve are not historical figures. If that were th.....
» 7/09/2015 1:31:05 PM Yes, Augustine had a problem with sex. He feared the loss of mental control that sexual ec.....
» 7/09/2015 8:32:16 AM I have just read Augustine's Confessions 11th Book in which he deals with time. A good sta.....
» 2/09/2015 12:37:13 PM This is so good in so many ways......
» 2/09/2015 10:41:05 AM I welcome the end of "big dick" arguments about who has killed more people. Howe.....
» 1/09/2015 8:50:30 PM David f, Read the history of the 20th century and you will find atrocities that far outwei.....
» 1/09/2015 7:26:46 PM I really don't know why I bother with you people......
» 1/09/2015 5:21:02 PM JBSH There is evidence of truth in religious narrative. It is not that applied in a scienc.....
» 1/09/2015 12:02:45 AM The great majority of posts on this thread assume that I am writing science and they, righ.....
» 31/08/2015 11:49:30 AM David, Thank you for the link to the interview with the admirable Steven Fry. I am always .....
» 21/08/2015 10:55:24 AM This article nailed what is wrong with tertiary education. Welcome to the "Bums on Se.....
» 18/08/2015 8:54:45 AM This is the usual diatribe that we have come to expect from fervent secularists. It is ass.....
» 18/08/2015 8:38:31 AM Oops. This was to be a comment on Brian Morris' article......
» 18/08/2015 8:35:01 AM Why do secularists always assume that all Christians are fundamentalists? All Muslims do n.....
» 17/08/2015 11:01:24 AM Come on you guys can't you take a joke! I have to have all this abuse on this thread and w.....
» 14/08/2015 9:34:46 AM George, As I have said before, I have a long list of people who subscribe to my articles a.....
» 14/08/2015 8:43:19 AM George, I am not sure what you are saying. Are we to keep the gospel within the church? On.....
» 13/08/2015 11:23:21 AM Rhosty, You are a Soviet sponsored troll. Admit it! I have heard about people like you who.....
» 3/08/2015 2:05:50 PM This is a fine article, well argued......
» 30/07/2015 5:25:27 PM My goodness! I agree with davidf. Why would we need the whole Christian tradition if it wa.....
» 30/07/2015 11:10:25 AM Rhosty, Another rant from you that shows that you do not read my stuff. Your behaviour on .....
» 30/07/2015 8:30:24 AM JP Your argument from creation to an ordered universe and hence to value has been tried be.....
» 27/07/2015 6:30:29 AM Davidf, Sorry you misconstrue, I am a bad person, I am out to destroy your world. You may .....
» 26/07/2015 3:46:27 PM Susan, I have no problem with using foetal tissue for research. I have a problem with abor.....
» 25/07/2015 8:29:13 PM Phanto, Human rights date all the way back to John Locke. Are are obviously and invention .....
» 25/07/2015 12:04:12 PM Banjo, I don't get your difficulty with the website I used. There were many reports of thi.....
» 24/07/2015 2:01:39 PM Yuyutsu, I hope you are not planning to teach Christian ethics any time soon. Your post is.....
» 24/07/2015 11:52:12 AM There are circumstances in which abortion should be condoned. But most abortions are done .....
» 24/07/2015 10:36:46 AM I never though I would catch davidf using magical language. He believes that something mag.....
» 24/07/2015 9:49:38 AM McReal. The point about the Abraham story in the context of other cultures performing chil.....
» 13/07/2015 11:36:36 AM Rhian, I think the difference between the culture of Israel and their neighbours is well d.....
» 11/07/2015 12:08:25 PM Rhian, You are quite right to point out some exceptions in biblical literature. But I thin.....
» 27/06/2015 5:32:19 PM Craig, I realise that I am using the word "myth" in a very specific way defined .....
» 26/06/2015 10:46:59 AM George, I think that creation is an epiphany of the sacred and as such should be valued fo.....
» 26/06/2015 10:32:18 AM Craig, Obviously I enter the I-Thou relationship when I relate to another person, and at t.....
» 2/06/2015 8:38:10 AM Such a position recognises the fact that our society is no longer, on the whole, Christian.....
» 2/06/2015 8:37:21 AM This author makes a lot of sense despite the unnecessary pot shots at the Church. I have c.....
» 28/05/2015 12:34:51 PM I am very happy to contribute to the comments on my posting if there is some degree of ove.....
» 20/05/2015 1:02:51 AM Hi George, I was a little apprehensive about this article and you have put your finger on .....
» 21/04/2015 10:18:46 AM Dan I have written about this. http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=9564.....
» 5/04/2015 11:17:11 AM This cosy little fest between you does not give you credit......
» 25/03/2015 10:07:01 AM George and Craig, Can I remind you both that Christianity is an historical religion. Not t.....
» 23/03/2015 11:29:56 AM Ponder, I think that I was fortunate to come to Christianity as an atheist. This meant tha.....
» 23/03/2015 10:05:07 AM George, Thank you for your comments. About Kant, I guess I had in mind the way Barth had t.....
» 16/02/2015 12:12:18 PM Constance, I take a dim view of people who use this thread, not to discuss the article but.....
» 16/02/2015 10:26:27 AM I do wonder at the dynamics of internet discussions. It is quite different to talking abou.....
» 13/02/2015 4:37:40 PM I think Craig is correct. Scripture is a compendium of human experience, especially histor.....
» 10/02/2015 7:19:30 AM David F, My goodness, no wonder you are cross with me. Where do I start? The virgin birth .....
» 9/02/2015 9:54:15 PM Jardine, I have no problems with the theory of evolution, just with the theory being pushe.....
» 9/02/2015 2:09:51 PM David, It is not often that I get such informed comment! You have obviously grabbled with .....
» 9/02/2015 12:07:31 PM Craig, Thanks, I will look into your suggestions. I was going to include something on inde.....
» 28/01/2015 1:24:20 PM It is unfortunate that most of us are allergic to the word "God". It has a much .....
» 9/01/2015 10:49:51 AM Good article. I do not wish to skite but I have come to similar conclusions: http://www.o.....
» 7/01/2015 4:17:19 PM Rhian, Noted. It seems to me that it is strange that we feel free to ignore the central co.....
» 30/12/2014 2:56:52 PM I have difficulty with the idea that faith is a human construct. I know that is how things.....
» 28/12/2014 10:43:36 PM George, If you look at Aquinas' Summa you will find that he takes 26 questions until he ge.....
» 27/12/2014 4:05:43 PM George, I am speaking from a Barthian point of view. Whenever the philosophical god that w.....
» 26/12/2014 1:10:02 PM George, "Not many Christian thinkers would have seen these as mutually exclusive; NT .....
» 24/12/2014 6:25:43 PM I agree with GlenC. The writer obviously intends a proof of the existence of God from inte.....
» 24/12/2014 9:41:15 AM So, do we base Christianity on the existence of a divine creator or on the crucified Chris.....
» 22/12/2014 9:48:49 AM Craig, Thank you for a great article. Do not be put of by the rather sour trolls that haun.....
» 17/12/2014 3:32:26 PM Squeers, "Meaning and destiny are imaginary products of hindsight." Well said! .....
» 15/12/2014 6:41:06 PM Squeers, I stick to my line, your expression "Faith is more commonly a conservative c.....
» 15/12/2014 4:04:04 PM Squeers. There you go again: "Faith is more commonly a conservative custom, abject po.....
» 12/12/2014 11:14:57 AM Yeah, give em hell Don......
» 8/12/2014 12:30:33 PM Good article. Does the author wish to comment on the newly acquired powers of the Minister.....
» 26/11/2014 2:03:52 PM PaulMurrayCbr, I agree. The problem for me is the repeated declaration that Gallipoli was .....
» 23/11/2014 3:32:01 AM Yuyutsu, I agree to some extent. One has to begin with belief. "I believe in order to.....
» 22/11/2014 5:02:49 AM George, As you observed "soul" belongs to religion and not to nature. It is a so.....
» 21/11/2014 6:31:34 PM Yuyutsu, You talk about belief as if it is something we screw up our nerve and do rather t.....
» 21/11/2014 10:39:16 AM Upon reading the above I regret my previous dismissal of the comments that my articles pro.....
» 15/11/2014 10:55:50 PM Thank you George. I do not take the comments here seriously. They seem to be generated out.....
» 31/10/2014 10:19:40 AM YuYutsu, I agree. The other meaning of materialism is the focus on the material world to t.....
» 30/10/2014 1:15:16 PM Oh dear, this article is about a hundred years too late!.....
» 30/10/2014 9:11:39 AM While I agree with Kurti's opposition to the actions of the Anglican synod in regards to i.....
» 27/10/2014 12:20:29 PM I will stick with "no way". The distinction is between the brain and the mind. A.....
» 27/10/2014 12:15:43 PM Well said. I was reading my grand daughter "where is the green sheep" last night.....
» 16/10/2014 10:18:59 AM Dear David, This is my usual box! My theological opinions are seamlessly continuous with t.....
» 15/10/2014 8:14:50 AM We know when we are in the vicinity of rational reduction when we read phrases like: ".....
» 11/08/2014 4:26:10 PM Susan, Calling me old fashioned is a very weak argument! I see the point of feminism and a.....
» 11/08/2014 2:37:10 PM Daffy, "There is no reason to presume that being a Bible reading, church going Christ.....
» 11/08/2014 1:02:19 PM Susan, I do not believe that Christians should claim the high moral ground and that non- .....
» 11/08/2014 10:39:11 AM Glen C. Good question. I am not fond of the utilitarian approach to Christianity, the &quo.....
» 25/07/2014 11:41:43 AM Susanonline, Please educate yourself about the meaning of the statistical. Finding a link .....
» 10/05/2014 11:53:14 PM Susanonline, Well you got me there, or predictive text did. I do know how the spell foetus.....
» 10/05/2014 12:13:38 PM The pro-abortionists do not want to think about whether the fetes feels pain because then .....
» 8/05/2014 11:07:23 AM david f, All reasonable and acutely observed comments. However, there is the air of trying.....
» 8/05/2014 9:31:30 AM David F, Interesting post. The early Christians in Rome were accused of atheism because th.....
» 8/05/2014 9:11:45 AM I agree with your quoted author completely. What the others who write in this commentary m.....
» 7/05/2014 2:26:22 PM Foyle, Certainly part of the socialising of children include teaching them how to behave. .....
» 17/04/2014 12:01:23 PM Well said Laura. The detention of asylum seekers is a stain on our national character. I f.....
» 11/04/2014 1:04:00 PM Yuyutsu, Christ can never be reduced to an idea. If this were the case the Christian ".....
» 11/04/2014 9:17:21 AM RyanF, In the gospel of John we have the most developed theology and Jesus using the 'I am.....
» 10/04/2014 10:25:17 PM George, I think that the Triune identity precludes Monarchical monotheism and vice versus......
» 10/04/2014 2:28:03 PM Yuyutsu, I agree but with reservations. Jesus often pointed away from himself, and that sa.....
» 10/04/2014 11:59:46 AM George, Perhaps the boot should be on the other foot. What evidence from nature would you .....
» 9/04/2014 11:30:27 PM Rhian, It is good to see someone coming to grips with my stuff instead of brushing it of i.....
» 28/03/2014 3:59:09 PM A more detailed and less ideological treatment of this subject will reveal may cracks in t.....
» 31/01/2014 11:05:22 AM As usual Alan has posted a well research paper that is breaking through the Murdoch press'.....
» 17/01/2014 10:12:06 AM Good article, i agree with most of it. However, the problem comes in applying mathematics .....
» 13/01/2014 2:17:03 PM David, I enjoyed this article and the last. You may be interested in a book by Stanley Hau.....
» 13/01/2014 1:40:55 PM Interesting article except that everything seems to be boiled down to values. As a Christi.....
» 26/11/2013 2:37:23 PM Good point Rhian. However, how does God act I the world? Is it not by his two hands, the S.....
» 22/11/2013 3:48:10 PM Dear, dear, here we have the usual dead end arguments based on individual human rights. It.....
» 21/11/2013 11:03:47 AM Susan, I think that the priority you assert of the woman because it is "her" bod.....
» 21/11/2013 2:08:49 AM Susan, I find it incredible that you state:"it is a woman's right to decide about wha.....
» 20/11/2013 6:59:54 PM Well done Babette! I likewise am puzzled by the blank refusal to see a connection between .....
» 20/11/2013 6:34:42 PM I feel for the plight of the author. She has swallowed whole the the doctrine that human r.....
» 6/11/2013 9:10:52 AM There is an erie 60s flavour to this piece. Long ago, in the 60s, it was thought that the .....
» 4/11/2013 11:14:16 AM This article is typical product of training in the natural sciences. Why would an article .....
» 25/10/2013 11:32:25 AM It sounds to me that educators have compared language acquisition with learning to read. I.....
» 4/10/2013 10:55:54 AM Interesting article. However, government is not equipped to address the moral deficit. The.....
» 14/09/2013 2:09:02 PM Poriot, I looked at your drawing and found it interesting. One of the problems in this thr.....
» 14/09/2013 11:00:38 AM You people will have to come up with more than invective to earn a place on these pages. I.....
» 23/08/2013 10:16:31 AM Under one god, Would you desist in publishing this weirded commentary on this thread. I ca.....
» 16/08/2013 9:42:00 AM Antiseptic We have something in common! I went to an Anglican school and the experience tu.....
» 15/08/2013 5:12:27 PM Yuyutsu I actually do write for OLO but am so weary with the comments that I take little .....
» 14/08/2013 1:27:26 PM Antiseptic I am amused that you think you understand something about the church. Very litt.....
» 13/08/2013 7:21:27 PM Antiseptic, Your previous post suggested that the function of the church was as a moral gu.....
» 13/08/2013 4:41:26 PM George, It may surprise you but I do not write for the commentators of OLO. Rather, I writ.....
» 12/08/2013 9:49:07 PM Yep, guilty as charged, I should have said "uninterested.".....
» 1/08/2013 11:27:27 AM Richard, A refreshing article on this subject. You are right to emphasise the personal dim.....
» 12/07/2013 10:48:53 AM This is the first part of a longer article. The rest is published today under the title: H.....
» 3/06/2013 5:23:42 PM Rational debate. My apologies. The use of the word "invent" here is not up to th.....
» 11/04/2013 12:08:56 PM I envy other blogs that attract reasonable and informed comments. What is it with mine tha.....
» 8/04/2013 12:01:43 PM I have been a labor voter all my life but reading of Abbot's speech has made me rethink. .....
» 26/03/2013 6:08:11 PM David G, Gee, without you this thread would be reduced to infantile mudslinging......
» 26/03/2013 1:25:44 PM David F, I agree that logic is not enough. That is why I stress traditions of rationality .....
» 26/03/2013 11:35:09 AM While I identify with Brian's walk in the forest he seems to me to be cherry picking among.....
» 26/03/2013 11:21:44 AM The reason AFA David and I, or many of the other contributors cannot understand each other.....
» 25/03/2013 1:39:58 PM David, This is a disappointing reply that brings up all the same old tired arguments abou.....
» 25/03/2013 12:16:09 PM David, No religion began as a protoscience. You forget that natural science only arose in .....
» 25/03/2013 6:05:34 AM Right on Yuyustu!. The whole point of the article is that creation is not nature. In the N.....
» 24/03/2013 8:00:16 PM Perhaps the Atheist Foundation of Australia could define the difference between subjective.....
» 21/03/2013 10:29:15 AM I must write a long essay on the failure of reason in defining ethics, meaning and telos. .....
» 20/03/2013 8:53:10 PM This is not a bad attempt but I must protest that living traditions are not just a source .....
» 19/03/2013 2:10:52 PM David, I too think it is wondrous and I do not wish to reduce the theory of evolution in a.....
» 6/03/2013 10:34:35 AM My sentiments exactly. Systematic theology is absolutely essential in articulating the gra.....
» 6/02/2013 10:30:21 PM Rhian, I liked your post very much, more later when I am less drunk......
» 6/02/2013 8:04:07 AM Ah, the predictable turn to nature. I agree, nature is beautiful except, perhaps the ebola.....
» 4/02/2013 6:17:19 PM Peter, While I agree with you on the importance of narrative theology I am in some doubt o.....
» 30/01/2013 4:46:54 PM Rhian, Good question; “We can have Trinitarian theology without God as ‘first cause’, but.....
» 30/01/2013 9:43:21 AM I too read "A place of greater safety" on my kindle while in Europe. I think it .....
» 4/09/2012 11:04:46 AM There is much that I agree with in this article. However, as I was reading it I detected a.....
» 27/08/2012 4:19:28 PM The quote is from the link I gave......
» 25/08/2012 6:14:32 AM My question, David, is why you are so fixated on Christianity, why are you not cross about.....
» 24/08/2012 8:40:48 PM David is quite cross about Christianity, pathologically so. Was he abused by a priest?.....
» 24/08/2012 3:17:55 PM I think that is right. The Dutch, under the influence of Protestantism sought the beauty i.....
» 24/08/2012 9:38:04 AM David, On the contrary, we would have no art in the West if it were not for Christianity. .....
» 23/08/2012 9:59:52 PM Danielle, Thanks for the comment. I have not been to the MCA, my comments were an amalgam .....
» 2/08/2012 11:44:17 AM There are two observations that I would like to make about the above. Firstly the argument.....
» 1/05/2012 6:32:15 PM Newtus, You observed that my views are incompatible with the Anglican church. The followin.....
» 27/04/2012 10:57:08 AM This article reflects the experience of many in our time. Simon concedes that Christianity.....
» 13/04/2012 11:50:55 AM George, More detail can be found on Galileo and the two books from Biagioli:Galileo's inst.....
» 12/04/2012 10:07:59 AM George, Pius XII did refer to Barth: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Barth I think we w.....
» 11/04/2012 10:58:03 AM George, I think Barth would protest at the general idea of God, surely that is what the Ge.....
» 10/04/2012 11:33:56 AM David, “It is possible to look into the face of a person who may never have lived and if .....
» 10/04/2012 11:15:37 AM George, Thank your for your thoughtful post and the unusual outbreak of politeness that yo.....
» 9/04/2012 2:49:26 PM David, On the contrary, it is possible to look into the face of Christ and see truth. It i.....
» 9/04/2012 12:26:10 PM I quick survey of the comments in this threat reveals that the content of the article is u.....
» 5/04/2012 10:38:38 AM At last, some real theological insight. Great article. Peter Sellick.....
» 5/04/2012 10:23:10 AM I agree that for some religion is the cowards way out in the face of death. There are many.....
» 2/04/2012 12:51:15 PM Yabby, The Anglican Church does not have a magisterium like the Church of Rome and hence d.....
» 26/03/2012 11:54:11 AM I am weary of writers who triumphantly proclaim the "rational invalidity of religion&.....
» 2/03/2012 5:32:39 PM Rhian, I agree with most of your comment and also with another that says the my article ra.....
» 3/01/2012 11:20:13 AM Interesting article. Part of of my summer reading has been Rasselas by Samuel Johnson and .....
» 3/10/2011 12:15:34 PM I agree with the author but not for the reasons he gives. It is not a matter of the separa.....
» 27/04/2011 10:33:15 AM I have great difficulty with this article. It seems that a parallel is being made between .....
» 5/01/2011 10:21:55 AM Jon J You mistake me. I am not saying that the Greeks have not been important. Augustine .....
» 4/01/2011 1:42:02 PM Ho Hum This is yet another attempt to draw attention to your particular kind of rubbish on.....
» 30/11/2010 6:41:42 AM Rhian, Sorry, try this: http://petersellick.nationalforum.com.au/articles.php VK3AUU Go.....
» 29/11/2010 3:48:22 PM Rhian. You may find it at: http://petersellick.nationalforum.com.au/admin/upload.php? It.....
» 29/11/2010 2:53:55 PM Crabsby, This is an edited version of a paper that I gave at a theological colloquium in .....
» 6/11/2010 7:48:53 PM Rhian I have just returned to my desk to find your considered and helpful comment. The pie.....
» 10/09/2010 5:22:35 PM Jardine, The government only interferes when it is necessary to protect the individuals in.....
» 10/09/2010 10:58:50 AM Jardine, A good response to another rant against the Christians. But the last sentence is .....
» 8/09/2010 2:47:21 PM Severin. The accusation that I am exclusivist is a constant complaint in this section. It .....
» 8/09/2010 2:20:36 PM I am very heartened by the comments this month to what I regard as an easy and obvious art.....
» 7/09/2010 9:56:09 AM Meridith. I also think that the chaplains for schools program is problematic but for diffe.....
» 1/08/2010 4:36:03 PM crabsy, There are a couple of things I would like to say about your post. The first is to.....
» 30/07/2010 10:03:39 AM Ludwig, I wish I had your optimism. I think "sustainability" is just another ca.....
» 6/04/2010 11:10:15 AM I agree with most of what is said in this article and was dismayed at the proposed mixing .....
» 8/02/2010 10:39:38 AM Andrew. I always find your articles so tightly written that at the end I want more. I love.....
» 3/02/2010 12:03:43 PM Mitchell, Natural science should be free of subjective idealism, that idealism that refuse.....
» 31/01/2010 3:08:37 PM Mitchel, Hmm, Pompous git! I own being a git but not being pompous. I have been writing th.....
» 5/01/2010 3:56:32 PM My article is not about freedom of speech, it is about the honest search for truth which s.....
» 15/12/2009 11:06:24 AM Monica has made an astute observation of modern society that we are increasingly sure that.....
» 4/12/2009 11:47:14 AM twistofilme My point was not that facts destroy imagination but that if the content of ou.....
» 16/11/2009 10:56:45 AM I am not surprised by the Uniting Church’s position on human rights, it seems to be a deno.....
» 9/11/2009 7:21:20 AM I am curious about the idea of the Trinity being a social construct. The inference is that.....
» 1/11/2009 10:15:29 AM Relda. Thanks for the information about Tillich, it goes far beyond my knowledge of him. S.....
» 27/10/2009 8:30:07 AM Talking about religious knowledge. The point of the doctrine of the Trinity is that it def.....
» 26/10/2009 10:55:22 AM I suspect that you are all tired about me banging on about the Trinity, But I think that i.....
» 25/10/2009 10:21:03 AM My point about the Trinity is that the understanding of the Triune God, far from being “La.....
» 24/10/2009 11:39:56 AM I invite commentators to re-read my article and come up with some material closer to the p.....
» 6/10/2009 5:14:06 PM I remember when Paul Collins was on the ABC and the energy and incisiveness he brought to .....
» 15/09/2009 10:13:17 AM George. Thanks for the quotation. My reading of the scientists turned theologians of Polki.....
» 5/09/2009 3:02:10 PM Waterboy and Crabsy. Of course I understand that the use of the Word Father for God is met.....
» 5/09/2009 10:27:36 AM The fact that we argue about whether God exists and whether he is male or female indicates.....
» 4/09/2009 11:38:35 AM I think we lose something important when we bow to the pressure from the feminist movement.....
» 18/08/2009 12:26:46 PM John Koski, How nice to have an intelligent comment from someone who does not hide behind .....
» 14/08/2009 5:59:04 PM On the contrary, with runner an exception, I find my support very challenging and well rea.....
» 20/07/2009 9:35:40 AM Call me old fashioned but I thought education was about the search for truth. Simply bapti.....
» 18/07/2009 1:50:25 PM Tim. A very mild and reasonable piece but I see that you have attracted the usual cast of.....
» 2/07/2009 10:46:52 AM Relda, I am not sure I understand much of your post. My naive understanding of Buddhism is.....
» 11/06/2009 6:03:23 AM Relda, It is nice to hear one so grandly described! I must admit that I have read none of .....
» 1/06/2009 7:57:11 PM make no apology for using the word liberal. I know it lacks specificity but there is no ot.....
» 1/06/2009 1:13:09 PM I detect behind all this anxiety about our claims to truth the old liberal agenda of erasi.....
» 31/05/2009 12:37:15 AM Waterboy. I certainly do not say or infer that nonbelievers are subhuman. Non believers ar.....
» 8/05/2009 2:01:00 PM Relda. I must catch up with Polanyi! Bruce Barber, to whom I ascribed some central ideas i.....
» 4/05/2009 5:51:32 PM It seems that no one has pointed to the weak point in my argument and that is that the ris.....
» 21/04/2009 1:42:27 PM I have just started Zizioulas' "Being as Communion". He traces the origin of the.....
» 16/04/2009 10:34:10 AM Relda, I agree that most pew sitters are indeed practical monotheists in that the Son and .....
» 14/04/2009 9:35:14 AM Relda. Your wrote; “The Trinity, for example, is hardly supported by anything more than hy.....
» 10/04/2009 9:59:16 AM Relda. Well, yes. Robust liberalism began in the English church (I am not sure about elsew.....
» 8/04/2009 10:07:15 AM Cont.. The difference between liberalism and Christianity is that the former is a superfic.....
» 8/04/2009 9:50:35 AM I think we need to examine some of the polarities that we used to discuss these issues. Fo.....
» 3/04/2009 11:07:10 AM Fractelle, I have been publishing a monthly article in OLO since August 2002 and I will co.....
» 3/04/2009 10:50:16 AM This is a particularly good article. It gives a brief account of the historical context of.....
» 2/04/2009 10:51:46 AM It seems to me that there has been a great reversal. It used to be that Christianity was t.....
» 30/03/2009 9:48:46 PM Crabsy, I think liberalism infects most denominations and it would be inaccurate to name a.....
» 30/03/2009 10:53:12 AM Sir Vivor Good post. I was conscious of using my three examples as throw aways and that ea.....
» 23/02/2009 9:34:21 AM Waterboy, You should read me more closely. I have no sympathy for the via negativa since i.....
» 17/02/2009 1:19:19 PM Daviy I object to you asserting that biblical scholarship is biased because it has been pr.....
» 16/02/2009 7:48:38 PM My goodness! The book of Genesis has been studied and written about for almost 2000years a.....
» 12/02/2009 10:16:06 AM This is a very welcome post. I read recently a description of the Catholic church as being.....
» 7/02/2009 10:28:37 AM David (continued) Let us examine your proposal in a more detailed way. Firstly all religio.....
» 7/02/2009 10:08:24 AM David of the atheist foundation. Your insistence of evidence ignores the bible. The eviden.....
» 31/01/2009 9:42:36 AM One of the reasons I wrote this article was because I was sick of the debate about God bei.....
» 30/01/2009 6:42:52 PM Well, it seems that I have struck a nerve and all I have been doing is affirming the faith.....
» 29/01/2009 5:47:34 PM Grey. At last an intelligent question, thank you. But it is also a difficult one. The medi.....
» 9/01/2009 10:17:57 AM Natural law is simply the laws or the processes of nature, the object of scientific resear.....
» 8/01/2009 3:39:21 PM George. You seem to be suggesting that we base the doctrine of the Trinity on human subjec.....
» 5/01/2009 9:29:36 AM George. Your suggestion that truth, beauty and goodness may relate to the persons of the T.....
» 3/01/2009 12:34:58 PM Crabsby. Sorry, there is no room for a quaternary. Jesus is the second person of the Trini.....
» 2/01/2009 11:41:47 AM The path to hell is by the way of good intentions. This sums up my attitude to most human .....
» 1/01/2009 1:34:12 PM This correction to my paper came from John Tonkin previously professor of history at UWA. .....
» 26/12/2008 1:59:00 PM Thanks for some interesting posts (and some uninteresting ones!). I disagree with Polycarp.....
» 14/12/2008 8:50:06 AM Waterboy. Equivocating about the doctrine of the Trinity would be like a physicist equivoc.....
» 28/11/2008 9:31:52 AM Kiwilucio Thanks for the historical information. I had no idea that the novels were loosel.....
» 25/11/2008 9:43:50 AM Phil. Two things. I certainly would not advocate a reading of the existence of God from n.....
» 3/11/2008 10:27:23 AM Waterboy I assure you I know about the deep pain of depression and suicidal tendencies. I .....
» 3/11/2008 8:38:55 AM Well I must say that the comments on this article do not give me much to chew on. They con.....
» 9/10/2008 10:09:22 AM While I would argue with the author about the worth of exclusively secular education (noth.....
» 6/10/2008 9:46:40 AM While I welcome anything that opposes the drivel published by the new atheists the writer .....
» 2/10/2008 10:24:51 AM netjunkie It is obvious that the kingdom of Heaven/God that Jesus announced is an earthly.....
» 30/09/2008 11:01:07 AM Relda, Blumenberg in his "The Legitimacy of the modern age" Chapter 2 throws muc.....
» 24/09/2008 10:58:08 AM My apologies for a lazy post that points to a past article but on reading the above I thin.....
» 23/09/2008 9:59:58 AM Michael is to be congratulated for so accurately pinning the pro-choice position. He expos.....
» 22/09/2008 11:14:20 AM David f I have had to preach on most of the readings you mention so I have given them some.....
» 18/09/2008 10:37:58 AM Fractelle I seem to remember answering a similar question in this thread: http://forum.onl.....
» 17/09/2008 11:44:12 AM I found this in Pearson, "An Exposition of the Creed" published in 1659. “There.....
» 16/09/2008 11:50:09 AM Hooray! At last someone has seen that the emperor has no clothes. The end result of an eth.....
» 15/09/2008 5:56:33 PM Just when the posts to this thread were becoming civilized and polite out comes AJ Philips.....
» 10/09/2008 11:05:56 AM Pelican Do you not see the crusading evangelicalism of the new atheists? They would make n.....
» 8/09/2008 7:14:47 PM Bushbasher. The bible is testimony. That is it consists of human witnesses who write that .....
» 8/09/2008 10:05:00 AM Bushbasher I know ultrarationalists exist because in my brave scientific atheist career I .....
» 5/09/2008 11:01:37 AM Cont.. My other enemies are in the church, those who have settled down in the comfort of l.....
» 5/09/2008 10:12:09 AM Bushbasher. The command that Christians should love their enemies presumes that they will .....
» 4/09/2008 11:09:04 AM I do find the mix of liberal causes in this article perplexing. Evangelical Christian crea.....
» 4/09/2008 10:30:56 AM Relda, On the issue of secularism, Charles Taylor asks the question as to why in the 15th .....
» 30/08/2008 8:03:42 AM There are a couple of things that need to be said in my article that were not spelled out......
» 13/08/2008 11:31:00 AM I agree with a lot of this article and would embellish rather that critique. For George W .....
» 11/08/2008 12:17:22 PM Are we supposed to applaud the Uniting Church for forsaking its mandate of proclaiming the.....
» 17/07/2008 11:51:55 AM Waterboy. I agree that established churches such as the Anglican Church in Britain is a m.....
» 15/07/2008 3:22:26 PM I find the argument that forms of behaviour and response to the world is laid down in our .....
» 11/07/2008 10:26:53 AM Funny coincidence, I have just been reading about William Chillingworth, an English divine.....
» 10/07/2008 3:52:48 PM I am amused that the atheists/secularists/humanists have gotten so frothy around the mouth.....
» 22/06/2008 11:09:19 AM Oliver, Many thanks, prompted by your first quotation I have ordered the first three volum.....
» 21/06/2008 1:02:24 PM Oliver, Could you tell me which of Pocock's many publications you are quoting from? Peter.....
» 20/06/2008 5:31:07 PM Oliver, Thanks for that, but where is is from? Peter.....
» 20/06/2008 11:22:07 AM Oliver. That is a great quote from Pocock that I did not find in either of the two articl.....
» 16/06/2008 9:15:52 PM Romany. Thank you for the most provoking posts that I have had on these pages. I had not t.....
» 16/06/2008 1:44:22 PM Oliver, I have been a critic of liberal democracy because the much vaunted individual cann.....
» 15/06/2008 7:05:49 PM Romany. I am interested in your questioning of the link between outbreaks of enthusiasm du.....
» 13/06/2008 11:31:38 PM Romany Of course you are right about “conflating the etymology and common usage of a word .....
» 23/05/2008 11:20:40 AM Thank you Nicholas for a well observed article. It seems that part of the problem is with .....
» 13/05/2008 10:31:47 AM Michael. Congratulations on an excellent article. Your exposure of the use of the theory o.....
» 6/05/2008 3:22:38 PM Romany I never meant that Austin was a cause and you are right in that she was mimetic. Ad.....
» 5/05/2008 10:00:04 PM Romany My choice of Jane came about because I had just finished “Persuasion” and I have be.....
» 11/04/2008 10:31:15 AM PNJ Thank you for the correction about the Brazos commentaries, I actually found the infor.....
» 7/04/2008 11:55:04 PM George There is some mistrust of philosophy from the point of view of theology. One of Kar.....
» 7/04/2008 10:28:27 AM Post script. In the preface to Stanley Hauerwas’ new commentary on Matthew “Rusty” Reno m.....
» 10/03/2008 10:02:21 AM I agree that fundamentalist Christianity is a disaster both for the church and the society.....
» 20/02/2008 6:34:50 AM Relda and George. Just because the doctrine of the Trinity is post biblical does not mean.....
» 16/02/2008 3:19:49 PM Martin. I really must protest at your interpretation of my stance as being an accommodatio.....
» 10/02/2008 1:16:29 PM George and Relda. I do not like the term Christian atheism, certainly when it is applied t.....
» 8/02/2008 10:57:23 PM Relda. I really must disagree with Altizer’s take on Newton. His idea that space was God’s.....
» 8/02/2008 9:34:16 AM One of my favourite teachers at a university level proclaims that he strives to teach his .....
» 8/02/2008 9:17:13 AM George. The meaning of apocalypse in the NT is not simply the destruction of all things bu.....
» 7/02/2008 6:05:06 PM George and Relda. You might like to look at two other articles: http://www.onlineopinion.....
» 6/02/2008 6:05:25 PM Relda. A thoughtful post. Certainly the god of Nietzsche’s madman is dead. This is the Hel.....
» 6/02/2008 10:17:05 AM Grey and George. Grey makes a valid point about our causal sense. We intuitively link even.....
» 4/02/2008 10:23:48 PM Fencepost. The conclusion that you draw that Jesus was a good man, even an exceptionally g.....
» 4/02/2008 4:48:02 PM Fencepost Your reference to Kuhn is apt in that it describes what happened to theology in .....
» 30/01/2008 10:06:54 AM I liked this article very much. In an act of self agrandisment I paste these lines from my.....
» 28/01/2008 3:52:18 PM Waterboy. I was reading my old article on creation when your latest post came through. I h.....
» 28/01/2008 10:59:54 AM Waterboy. The doctrine of the Trinity is certainly no “apologetic construct” but a faithfu.....
» 27/01/2008 12:49:01 PM Waterboy. I agree that the rationalisation of the story, in this case the passion narrativ.....
» 25/01/2008 1:09:40 PM I think we seem to be at odds because we are using different understandings of rationality.....
» 25/01/2008 10:09:50 AM One could say that the heliocentric solar system, Darwin’s theory of evolution and the org.....
» 20/01/2008 1:54:34 PM Waterboy. If theology is not some kind of rational discourse it is not discourse at all bu.....
» 18/01/2008 11:01:34 AM As much as it is good to see an article pulling the new atheism apart I cannot agree with .....
» 17/01/2008 9:57:52 AM Continued.. There is a pervasive overconfidence in human reason illustrated by the other .....
» 17/01/2008 9:51:22 AM Yuri. I had heard and was surprised that Kung was taking up an interest in universal ethic.....
» 8/12/2007 4:51:12 PM This article was posted on an Anglican site and generated some interesting comments. It ma.....
» 8/12/2007 10:25:19 AM Waterboy. I find your comment surprising. The reasons for ecumenism are theological in tha.....
» 30/10/2007 8:41:28 AM George, Whenever I hear Benedict XVIth I wonder why we do not all take the central message.....
» 28/10/2007 5:32:23 PM George and Waterboy. A whole lot of things here that I will not try to address. Many in ou.....
» 23/10/2007 9:24:49 AM George. Thank you for the balanced view of deduction and induction and the clarification o.....
» 19/10/2007 3:16:29 PM Waterboy. Amen to that. The deductive or a priori method when used to produce a proof for .....
» 18/10/2007 10:40:48 AM The only reason that Dr Cannold can write such an article is because our community no long.....
» 17/10/2007 11:46:20 AM George. I remember discussing this with you before about the similarity between the concep.....
» 9/10/2007 9:20:44 AM George. I had the funny feeling I had you wrong halfway through my reply. Mathematicians d.....
» 8/10/2007 9:23:15 AM I think waterboy has made his point. Anselm is famous for his “faith seeking understandi.....
» 7/10/2007 10:00:19 AM Waterboy. I do follow your argument especially about mathematical patter. However I am not.....
» 6/10/2007 12:22:11 PM Waterboy. I think you are overoptimistic about the power of maths in the biological scienc.....
» 5/10/2007 1:51:31 PM Romany. By “sympathetic” I mean that some things have to be accepted on trust in order to .....
» 5/10/2007 10:34:16 AM Romany. Thanks for your clarification of the names of eras. You said: “However, to sugge.....
» 3/10/2007 11:14:49 PM George. Ah the modesty. “I am no historian of science but” . Your contribution to this sit.....
» 3/10/2007 7:09:14 PM Funguy I own to taking the Clarke-Leibniz correspondence out of the library and that is as.....
» 2/10/2007 1:13:30 PM Johnj Aristotle is not a man to be written off lightly. For example, his ethics has become.....
» 2/10/2007 11:04:11 AM Lev I have already apologised for my misrepresentation of what is taught in Australian uni.....
» 1/10/2007 11:56:14 AM BBoy I first read the term atomism from Isaiah Berlin’s book on the Enlightenment referred.....
» 1/10/2007 10:31:12 AM BBoy Now this is what I am looking for in this section, real comment. I confess that when .....
» 28/08/2007 11:12:10 AM I share the author’s concerns about who controls science. However, societies for whom libe.....
» 21/08/2007 11:30:27 AM I agree with the writer about the Constantinian aspects of religious education in some sch.....
» 7/08/2007 10:07:27 AM George, Your last paragraph was right on, I could not have expressed it better myself. I a.....
» 8/05/2007 5:44:47 PM My sole point in this very short paper was to highlight the growing connection between mor.....
» 17/04/2007 10:02:42 AM As a student I remember being interested in the psychological aspects of Christian worship.....
» 11/04/2007 10:51:59 AM George. What we are faced with is a massive loss of culture to the extent that most people.....
» 7/04/2007 11:39:17 AM Waterboy, I have been following your posts with some satisfaction that someone understands.....
» 20/03/2007 9:59:24 AM Ronni, I agree that I may have lambased the self esteem movement out of hand. The problem .....
» 10/02/2007 11:23:35 AM George, I would like to congratulate you for your patience on these pages, the long joust .....
» 30/01/2007 9:39:38 AM I agree that the Howard government cynically outsourced employment services in order to cu.....
» 25/01/2007 9:53:05 AM Amen! Some of us march to a different drum and begin with year in December with Advent, th.....
» 9/01/2007 10:25:46 AM George. Thank you for your very thoughtful post. I am reminded of a school boy rhyme: “A .....
» 3/01/2007 9:48:19 AM This article falls into the trap of historicism. That is, it is an attempt to debunk a cul.....
» 21/12/2006 5:10:10 PM csteele. Granted the long history of anti-Semitism in Europe was a disgrace to Christians .....
» 20/12/2006 9:34:29 AM Kate is on solid ground when she cites the incarnation for the inclusively of the Christia.....
» 18/12/2006 5:39:43 PM I am used to vitriol in this comments section but it seems to have reached a new height (o.....
» 16/12/2006 11:00:34 AM Johnj. I can see how you can see it that way. I am certainly not suggesting that we dump t.....
» 16/12/2006 10:44:56 AM Boxgum and Relda. I think that you are right about our problem with myth. Bultmann’s progr.....
» 14/12/2006 6:04:10 PM Relda, It is good to have Barth quoted at me in these pages, however I fear you have misse.....
» 14/12/2006 9:03:38 AM Ronnie Peters. Idolatry is the basic criticism of religion. The OT is, among other things,.....
» 13/12/2006 2:22:30 PM Ronnie peters. The definition of myth is slippery. The reason that I say that Christianity.....
» 12/12/2006 10:26:42 AM This is exactly what I mean. Where to start replying to Lochinvar’s post? The study of the.....
» 11/12/2006 5:10:49 PM Oliver, The reason I have dropped out of the discussion is that I am totally overwhelmed a.....
» 7/12/2006 10:37:27 AM Relda, The association of the Koran with the bible is only superficial. This is an attempt.....
» 7/12/2006 8:43:04 AM Two quick things. Much of the discussion above is about religion in general. The universal.....
» 27/11/2006 8:33:02 AM This article has generated the most disappointing comments yet. Usually there are some wor.....
» 22/11/2006 9:23:20 AM I like the question “How does Zeus exist?” The answer is the reason that the Greek gods we.....
» 20/11/2006 10:56:22 AM Pericles My apologies for my little outburst, my patience does wear thin at times. It is j.....
» 17/11/2006 6:04:54 PM Despite all of the political shenanigans Nicaea got it right. The Arians had biblical text.....
» 16/11/2006 1:57:25 PM BOAZ-David I have been finding your contributions the comments section less and less helpf.....
» 15/11/2006 6:10:35 PM Pericles, Silly! We do not have to resort to Schrödinger or Einstein or quantum mechanics .....
» 14/11/2006 5:14:21 PM Pericles The importance of Jesus lies in what he says and does, in event. Worship of the .....
» 14/11/2006 10:03:09 AM Pericles If God is pure event then history is the realm of revelation. The unique nature o.....
» 13/11/2006 12:26:18 PM John-tassie, Firstly, the Christian God is not simply the unknown. Jesus is the fullness o.....
» 18/10/2006 12:59:58 PM It occurred to me that an important and practical issue may be addressed by the writer of .....
» 16/10/2006 10:13:35 AM Sage, Not so fast! Firstly, one could say that we cling to the law in order to control “ha.....
» 16/10/2006 9:56:29 AM This article has much going for it. It is true that Jesus unmasked the hypocrisy of his ti.....
» 10/10/2006 10:08:52 AM Michael, Thank you for this. As an Anglican I have been heartened by the Popes statements,.....
» 9/10/2006 4:32:35 PM Richard, I am chastened by your comment. I had some idea that I would come up against educ.....
» 21/09/2006 5:29:09 PM Ethics is not a matter of meditating on of a set of values Christian or otherwise. Rather .....
» 21/09/2006 11:37:24 AM This is a very bad article and it surprises me that someone in the authors position should.....
» 20/09/2006 10:19:22 AM Any dialogue requires honesty and confession from both parties. How are we to have a dialo.....
» 13/09/2006 6:11:27 PM Rhian, Good point. I do not think I have underestimated how well secular narratives become.....
» 13/09/2006 10:11:31 AM Schmuck. My point is that values cannot be taught. Well, they can but the person remains u.....
» 4/09/2006 10:40:35 AM The 17th century alchemists were fond of adopting the name Mercurius because of the mystic.....
» 29/08/2006 9:43:36 AM Then he called the crowd again and said to them, "Listen to me, all of you, and under.....
» 27/08/2006 4:07:27 PM Tao. All the great universities of the world have schools or faculties of theology, even s.....
» 26/08/2006 6:00:01 AM Tao. Thank you for your considered post. You obviously know more about the relationship of.....
» 24/08/2006 10:54:32 AM The other, and I think more effective way to argue this is to admit that yes, religion is .....
» 23/08/2006 1:34:33 PM RObert. Belief in the afterlife is an almost universal religious idea that occurs in most.....
» 23/08/2006 11:00:14 AM Boxgum. I think the reason this article does not get across is that it is difficult to dis.....
» 22/08/2006 10:54:33 AM Tao raises a question that is an essential challenge to us who profess to believe. He repe.....
» 21/08/2006 9:58:55 AM Neither is heaven an ideal that we make up. Rather it is a reality that overturns all of o.....
» 21/08/2006 9:50:14 AM I struggled over this article more than most and the above comments show that I failed to .....
» 10/07/2006 3:32:00 PM Gekko raises and interesting point, the conflation of individualism with secularism. Histo.....
» 9/07/2006 4:16:53 PM Boxgum. That God chose Israel to exist in covenant with Him is axiomatic for a biblical th.....
» 9/07/2006 10:41:04 AM Mark R. You have added significantly to the debate by pointing out the circularity of choi.....
» 30/06/2006 7:41:46 PM This article made a good start but petered out before anything substantial was said. An in.....
» 14/06/2006 10:41:20 AM Bosk has it right. Most reputable biblical scholars will agree. Which leads me to the poin.....
» 13/06/2006 9:31:33 PM GregM Great comment! You are right to worry that postmodernism easily tips over into a yet.....
» 3/06/2006 11:56:47 AM John Warren. I agree that the radical skepticism that is derived from the distance betwee.....
» 3/06/2006 11:52:12 AM TR It is sometimes revealing to look at how disciplines were originally understood so as t.....
» 1/06/2006 11:59:35 AM Nice try Pericles. Are you really saying that the evils perpetrated by the secular French .....
» 31/05/2006 11:41:54 PM TR When I describe theology as a science I am using the original, pre Enlightenment unders.....
» 31/05/2006 10:38:10 AM Mhoram It is symptomatic of the neglect of the theological sciences that you ask this ques.....
» 30/05/2006 5:10:43 PM John Warren, On the contrary, science differs from technology because it forms theories th.....
» 30/05/2006 12:17:50 AM There is a world of difference between technology and natural science. All cultures have t.....
» 29/05/2006 10:57:02 AM David W Thank you for your comment. You had me rushing to my copy of M Buckley “ At the or.....
» 27/05/2006 4:05:28 PM Bosk “The Jews at the time when the Pentateuch was written down [7-6th century BCE] had n.....
» 27/05/2006 12:32:31 PM Mhoram, I have obviously misjudged you, but you gave little evidence of who you where, you.....
» 26/05/2006 10:04:06 AM Mhoram First of all it is insulting to insinuate that I “peddle” anything in these pages. .....
» 25/05/2006 8:42:08 PM TR Agreed. But does that mean that we have to do away with legends, gospels, histories et.....
» 25/05/2006 9:58:54 AM Mhoram What an absurd proposition you make. Have you not heard of the humanities? When uni.....
» 24/05/2006 1:50:24 PM Priscillian, I thought I had written just such an essay: http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/.....
» 24/05/2006 4:36:45 AM Bosk gets it right. Emerson was a deist and no Christian. His desire for a dividing wall b.....
» 22/05/2006 2:50:34 PM Pericles. On the contrary, I am not bored with writing these article, I am just bored with.....
» 22/05/2006 11:03:21 AM So we find ourselves near the end (I hope) of yet another string of posts about my article.....
» 19/05/2006 6:05:00 PM John Warren may like to read my article on evolutionary psychology and religion. You may f.....
» 18/05/2006 3:13:29 PM Oh dear, pour Scout is pestered by the odd roving SDA, Mormon or J Witness. I agree that t.....
» 18/05/2006 12:16:15 PM I am constantly amused by the writers to this forum who are afraid that the church is goin.....
» 10/05/2006 3:58:05 PM Those interested in more than polemic against postmodernism may be interested in this arti.....
» 10/05/2006 11:33:59 AM This is a very strong article and supports the continuing criticism of how education has b.....
» 26/04/2006 6:06:01 PM Why does the comments section so easily detach itself from the article to be commented upo.....
» 23/04/2006 10:52:34 AM Philo I do own a bible, several in fact. I am not sure what your point is......
» 21/04/2006 10:17:20 AM Kieran. Ahh the dark gospel of the ecology movement. Although looking after the environme.....
» 20/04/2006 5:31:19 AM Narcissist wrote: "No creed must be accepted upon authority of a 'divine' nature. Re.....
» 19/04/2006 10:55:33 PM Boxgum, I never thought I would read a homily from a pope that was so grounded in biblical.....
» 18/04/2006 10:32:29 AM Faustino, Your last posts have been very helpful. It is always dangerous to judge other pe.....
» 16/04/2006 1:50:06 PM Faustino, You obvious know more about Buddhism than I. So perhaps you can correct me. I ha.....
» 15/04/2006 12:24:27 AM Further to the consequences of theology. By assuming that all culture is of equal value, e.....
» 15/04/2006 12:12:27 AM Bee Tee This is a very helpful post, you are obviously “in the business”. Boxgum Re Israe.....
» 13/04/2006 10:42:40 AM Well done Donna! There are, of course no such thing as Christian values, there is only the.....
» 31/03/2006 10:23:58 PM It is not new discovery that all we know exists in the form of story. Scientific theories .....
» 31/03/2006 11:35:56 AM In my most paranoid moods I suspect that secularism has become a covert force in our socie.....
» 13/03/2006 6:30:58 PM Good words Boxgum! Martin has me going to my own copy of the Roman Catechism and reading .....
» 13/03/2006 10:17:07 AM Martin.. The resurrection was an event but what sort of an event? My hunch is that people .....
» 10/03/2006 5:21:04 AM Keiran Alas, negative experiences of the church are common and regrettable. My church scho.....
» 9/03/2006 12:03:52 PM Fide mae I wrote this article to sort out what “the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.....
» 21/02/2006 1:45:20 PM I agree with some of the comments above. When looking for this post I did not remember whi.....
» 20/02/2006 1:09:42 PM Ross makes his analysis with such a broad brush that it is impossible to analyse anything .....
» 20/02/2006 12:52:47 PM Also, as you have taken the list of correspondents out it is much harder to get to my home.....
» 20/02/2006 12:46:13 PM It took me some time to find that "religion and spirituality" is under "peo.....
» 16/02/2006 11:28:59 AM Reason has quite rightly challenged me on some of my statements about Christianity denying.....
» 15/02/2006 10:28:39 AM I must agree that religion is a problem, perhaps the problem with which we all struggle. A.....
» 20/01/2006 12:08:24 PM OOps, the link was not transferred. You may find this article at on the Arts and Letters D.....
» 20/01/2006 11:54:31 AM The strength of the liberal democratic system of government is out lined in an excellent a.....
» 14/01/2006 1:46:20 PM Boxgum, Nice post. Of course my point about the “Enlightenment” needs to be nuanced, it wa.....
» 13/01/2006 7:43:45 AM Bushbred, Alas, history is always written by the winners. That is, our history is written .....
» 11/01/2006 10:52:06 PM Doug, Where have you been all my posts? At last someone who understands!.....
» 11/01/2006 12:02:20 PM Nayeefa. I think you are well on the way towards exposing the fraud of Human Rights. What .....
» 21/12/2005 11:27:38 AM John, Some more thoughts. I detect a familiar agenda in your questions. It is indeed infur.....
» 20/12/2005 11:50:00 PM John, May I suggest that your understanding of the way language works owes much to scienti.....
» 20/12/2005 7:27:37 AM John, I appreciate that theological use of language is difficult and I welcome the opportu.....
» 15/12/2005 6:19:58 AM You might like to see this piece by Rodney Stark on the basis of reason science and capita.....
» 13/12/2005 11:20:53 AM I sympathise completely with Salam’s sentiments especially with her observation of Howard’.....
» 10/11/2005 12:00:56 PM Scout. Both the judgment and hence the salvation of the world has already occurred with th.....
» 10/11/2005 9:35:28 AM It seems from the above that I have not got my point across. Apocalyptic in the bible is n.....
» 26/10/2005 4:41:35 AM “Primordial ties” is part of the quote so I can only guess what it means. I guess it means.....
» 24/10/2005 6:09:39 PM IN its manifesto Crossing the Divide, addressed to the UN General Assembly, the 'Group of .....
» 24/10/2005 11:28:04 AM David, this is a very interesting article and challenges my thoughts expressed in http://w.....
» 14/10/2005 7:46:43 PM The false dichotomy I referred to is between empirical natural science and “made up” relig.....
» 14/10/2005 10:32:39 AM Not so fast! “The idealist/religious approach arose from the use of magic and spells with .....
» 13/10/2005 10:40:21 AM There is much to be said about the meaning of the end time than I had room for. The end ti.....
» 12/10/2005 10:42:08 AM I appreciate sneekeepete’s confusion, this is are hard one to get across. I am not against.....
» 11/10/2005 5:51:28 PM Leigh. I share your concern about tax free church based business competing with similar se.....
» 20/09/2005 10:12:12 AM A correction: Darwinism is not dangerous in itself, what is dangerous is how it is at time.....
» 19/09/2005 5:06:25 PM That danger of Darwinism is not that it undermines a material account of creation as is su.....
» 18/09/2005 5:01:33 PM As is obvious from the above I think evolution is a good theory of the origin of life. Cer.....
» 17/09/2005 11:33:23 AM David, It is a pity that there is not more theological discussion in these pages. This mea.....
» 16/09/2005 10:28:45 AM I think this article makes an important point: there are some things more important than l.....
» 16/09/2005 9:38:37 AM David. The problem of inspiration is vexed. I am happy to describe biblical texts as being.....
» 14/09/2005 11:00:57 AM Zytheran, exactly! David. There exists a broad spectrum of approaches to the bible. The f.....
» 13/09/2005 9:31:34 PM As much as this discussion about evolution is interesting the point of my article was not .....
» 12/09/2005 7:35:38 PM My arguments against god being an active agent in evolution do not rely on the truth of th.....
» 12/09/2005 7:24:11 PM David Palmer. I appreciate your comments though I will not try to answer all of your point.....
» 10/09/2005 3:17:13 PM Crabby. I am reading Eberhard Busch “The great passion” which is his introduction to Karl .....
» 10/09/2005 11:18:13 AM What sort of evidence would serve as evidence of intelligent design? If an extraterrestria.....
» 1/09/2005 6:37:44 AM My goodness, new life in a dying thread! SAS your post is certainly challenging, I am not .....
» 31/08/2005 5:25:01 PM I join SAS in praise of Vinnie she has obviously done her homework and these areas are out.....
» 29/08/2005 7:38:26 PM Pericles Under your rules of engagement we could not have a discussion about anything. Jus.....
» 29/08/2005 6:56:38 PM Solomon, Relativism is a fine way to dodge the issue. It is easy and cheap, when someone m.....
» 28/08/2005 3:19:22 PM (Mat 1:18 NRSV) Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother.....
» 28/08/2005 10:54:47 AM No, no, no, no. I am the first to concede that the bible contains mythological material su.....
» 26/08/2005 4:40:33 PM Solomon I would go with your mother! Bosk. You seem to think that there is a conspiracy u.....
» 26/08/2005 10:15:13 AM Solomon, I did not say that the bible was “the only foundation for truth, values” science .....
» 25/08/2005 12:05:48 PM Rowdy, I am not saying anything should be banned. The scholars of religion are quite at li.....
» 25/08/2005 12:20:02 AM Solomon. I have never paid much attention to the formation of the canon, it always seemed .....
» 24/08/2005 11:46:59 AM Solomon. Interesting question: what is genuinely new in Christian theology? The most accep.....
» 23/08/2005 11:18:34 PM Actually, I thought it was very funny.....
» 22/08/2005 6:21:58 PM Rhian That is a very intriguing statement, do you have a reference in Barth I would like t.....
» 22/08/2005 6:17:17 PM Randy Freedom is a key biblical concept from the exodus from slavery in Egypt to Paul’s sa.....
» 21/08/2005 4:09:25 PM Rowdy, The universal and the particular are not polar opposites, what I am saying is that .....
» 21/08/2005 3:50:37 PM I must thank Faustino for putting the opposite case so well. He (or she) has sketched out .....
» 19/08/2005 10:33:06 PM Many of you have taken umbrage because it looks as though I would return to primitive reli.....
» 19/08/2005 10:30:20 PM The last sentence of my article runs as follows: “However, universalism may only be opened.....
» 18/08/2005 9:46:59 AM Some of the quotes used in this article come from the profound but by now almost forgotten.....
» 11/08/2005 4:11:47 PM RObert, The bible is hardly a "study 2000years old" it is rather the account of .....
» 6/08/2005 2:35:46 PM Suffering from insomnia the other night I watched one of those movies that has Peter Selle.....
» 4/08/2005 1:57:15 PM I am always a little annoyed when I read sentences like: “Where religion begins to inform .....
» 28/07/2005 5:02:37 AM RObert I think it is hard to find the boundary between porn and art. There is a painting b.....
» 27/07/2005 10:18:13 PM RObert I am sure you are right about “most Christians” thinking that the bible was beamed .....
» 25/07/2005 11:53:31 PM There seems to be some idea that Christianity is against the sensual. O course there are e.....
» 25/07/2005 11:16:14 PM RObert. There is misunderstanding about what I mean by the connection between God and scri.....
» 24/07/2005 6:38:08 AM (Deu 30:19 NRSV) I call heaven and earth to witness against you today that I have set befo.....
» 21/07/2005 4:46:57 AM Fellow human 1. My point about Abraham is that rather than growing out of the narratives a.....
» 20/07/2005 4:33:33 PM Greenlight. My argument with liberalism is that it takes a stand against any moral positio.....
» 19/07/2005 11:45:41 PM I am saddened by the way comments to this article have turned to abuse. Nayeefa has given .....
» 19/07/2005 12:44:23 PM Thank you for your thoughtful article. We agree on the ethical crisis of liberal democraci.....
» 18/07/2005 12:55:50 PM Upon reading my article on pornography a friend living in the US posted this link which re.....
» 14/07/2005 12:35:41 PM Just Dan My point is that the philosophical attributes of God do not apply to the God Chri.....
» 13/07/2005 12:22:24 PM Any belief that relies on the existence of nature miracles is on shaky ground. All sorts o.....
» 13/07/2005 11:35:31 AM The relationship between history and myth, I would prefer ‘Legend” has been a thorny one s.....
» 10/07/2005 5:55:46 AM Rainier, nice one. MJB Yes, the cuckoos have made a real mess of this page I have often .....
» 8/07/2005 11:56:37 AM Claus Westermann, suggests that an alternative reading of the first verse of the bible cou.....
» 7/07/2005 11:00:57 PM Gw Our problem with the creation narratives is that we cannot help but see them through th.....
» 6/07/2005 10:26:03 AM jrm I think the whole nexus between science and religion is confused as I pointed out in m.....
» 5/07/2005 1:08:29 PM gw It is of the essence of populism to call anyone who delves deeply into a subject elitis.....
» 3/07/2005 1:02:40 PM There was an underlying theme in the comments that indicates an insistence that we believe.....
» 3/07/2005 12:30:15 PM I thought I would return to these pages after the dust has settled and my accusers have be.....
» 27/06/2005 4:07:36 PM Enough! Silly me, I have again been seduced into thinking that you guys were interested in.....
» 27/06/2005 10:40:27 AM Neohuman. I think it is about time you did some work yourself. If you are really intereste.....
» 26/06/2005 3:10:13 PM “The secular revolution” edited by Christian Smith he makes the case that MJB alludes to. .....
» 25/06/2005 3:47:25 PM I have been urge by a friend to expand on the difference between the ontotheological conce.....
» 24/06/2005 8:06:03 PM Neohuman. Did you hear the one about…. Archeologists digging near Jerusalem came across th.....
» 24/06/2005 11:35:17 AM Neohuman said: No Peter, but your doctrinal centrality of Jesus, and the theology that goe.....
» 23/06/2005 7:25:46 PM If I am going to be in on this discussion I am going to have to pick my issues because the.....
» 22/06/2005 5:42:55 PM Priscillian. “Peter, first convince us the Gospels are true then we can work on the rest u.....
» 22/06/2005 2:35:02 PM Gw. The problem with evil is predicated, as you point out on a theism that gives God all o.....
» 18/06/2005 12:37:18 PM I think Kevin is on to something in his article but it needs unpacking. Political correct.....
» 15/06/2005 5:36:28 PM So nice to read a good old fashioned Jeremiad and duck the approbrium of having to write i.....
» 8/06/2005 3:09:09 PM I think we must understand that we cannot teach values in the same way we teach the elemen.....
» 27/05/2005 5:50:02 PM Deuc. The present is most strongly influenced by the modern. As I remarked, it all started.....
» 27/05/2005 12:32:55 PM RObert I agree that change is not always a bad thing and that it is inevitable. However I .....
» 26/05/2005 11:25:05 AM Several writers have asked for evidence that the modern world is in ruins. I have avoided .....
» 26/05/2005 4:40:05 AM Mollydukes. There are lots of ways that we can distinguish animals from humans, absence of.....
» 25/05/2005 11:01:49 AM Deuc The ruins of modernity, see: http://www.firstthings.com/ftissues/ft9310/articles/jens.....
» 24/05/2005 10:21:43 PM Although I disagree with what PETA says, my target was not specifically this organization .....
» 11/05/2005 11:16:07 AM Vitz's book is obviously a handy bullwark against the secularist line of how evil religion.....
» 29/04/2005 11:36:39 AM I would like to address the subject of change in Christianity raised by several contribut.....
» 28/04/2005 10:02:30 AM May I quote from the guidelines for the administration of Holy Baptism released in the Dio.....
» 28/04/2005 3:53:40 AM How embarressing, that was a cheap shot about the Crowe baptism, my apologies to all, howe.....
» 27/03/2005 8:32:42 PM I can only guess that this article has not attracted comment because it has nothing to say.....
» 21/03/2005 5:59:33 PM Kenny, I am not imposing anything on anyone, I am just expressing what I think is a well f.....
» 21/03/2005 4:15:31 PM This is a most distressing article because it represents the complete medicalization of se.....
» 17/03/2005 12:05:20 PM John, we agree on much, that the physical world is a mechanism that may be freely describe.....
» 16/03/2005 1:23:28 PM This is a very refreshing article. It pokes a finger at the sort of pious nonsense that is.....
» 9/03/2005 11:17:58 AM David, If you read the parrables of the kingdom it is obvious that it is not a power in th.....
» 7/03/2005 6:23:16 PM Ruby, You raise a fine point. Of course Christians should be politically active. What I wa.....
» 4/03/2005 12:20:21 PM Part of the blame game that has been used by secularizers is to accuse the church of terri.....
» 3/03/2005 1:18:01 PM I would like to make some polite objections to Anne’s article. Firstly, we have become use.....
» 3/03/2005 10:14:36 AM There are a few points I would like to take up. The first is the constant demonizing of th.....
» 28/02/2005 1:06:16 PM Hooray Sohie, Having read Eagleton’s “After Theory” I agree with every word. I have a chil.....
» 3/02/2005 10:58:52 AM mwt. Natural science and the Jewish creation stories both agree that the world is natural......
» 28/01/2005 5:19:29 PM Timithy, I accept your point about disease and promiscuity but the orientation of my artic.....
» 12/01/2005 10:59:42 AM Luigi, I am sorry you found my remarks about practical atheists offensive, you have a poin.....
» 11/01/2005 6:56:21 PM Chris, I am not sure I understand the difference between the anthropic principle, that the.....
» 6/01/2005 10:17:27 AM Big Al. I think we must take the theology of creation seriously, especially the first acco.....
» 1/01/2005 6:48:55 PM Big Al. You are right to demand that I calify about the calling of evil. The creation narr.....
» 30/12/2004 11:34:34 AM I recently visited Ely cathedral in Cambridgshire and the lovely Lady chapel. The home of .....
» 30/12/2004 11:25:50 AM Dear Grace, I have the increasingly uncomfortable feeling of being forced into places by y.....
» 29/12/2004 3:19:23 PM I find the above discussion rather strange because before marriage became a rite of the ch.....
» 28/12/2004 7:10:11 PM Grace, what do you think my article about Mary was trying to say? In the face of tradition.....
» 27/12/2004 6:30:53 PM Big A, It seems to me that you are interpreting the text of Ruth from a moralistic stance .....
» 26/12/2004 10:26:18 AM Rowan Williams, in his Christmas address gets it right: Morality, said one prominent moder.....
» 26/12/2004 10:16:01 AM Greed is certainly not good. I was trying to point out that we do not in fct know the diff.....
» 24/12/2004 12:41:24 PM On her mother inlaws advice, Ruth bathed anointed herself and put on her best clothes. The.....
» 23/12/2004 7:42:11 PM Big Al 30. I did not mean to disrepect Catholic piety, Mary is certainly the first of the .....
» 23/12/2004 1:15:10 PM Grace has gotten me wrong as a short perusal of my other articles would make clear. I am n.....
» 17/12/2004 12:37:36 PM Nice one Mark, at last the worm has turned on all those smug property investors who have t.....

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