Ferrari 458: a theological blog 11 – vi – 19

A theological blog 11 - vi - 19 I’m looking at a Ferrari 458.  A new one costs around £200,000 so the likelihood I will ever own one is small. But I guess it’s worth the money it is so elegant...

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Brexit and Religion: a theological blog 7 – vi – 19

Brexit and religion: a theological blog 7 - vi - 19 To understand Brexit you have to understand it within the context of a general decline in religious belief.  It is harder and harder today, as science shows more and...

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Boris will sort it

Faced with the enormity of climate change – whole countries drowned, devastating droughts, ferocious hurricanes, much of the world’s most fertile land going under water including the Fens and East Anglia (Cambridge could be a seaside town by 2100...

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The sfumato that is everywhere (and nowhere)

A theological blog  4 – vi – 19   There is sfumato everywhere (and nowhere).   There is no God somewhere beyond the sky who manufactured the universe, just as there was no mechanic armed with a slide rule and a cordless screwdriver...

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In h(i)r presence

As when we listen to music we not only hear the notes but enter into the soul of the composer, for the music is not the composer but not separate from him or her either, so the beauty of...

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We need another name than God for the nameless we cannot name.

A theological blog 20 – v – 19   God creates the universe  but the universe creates God.  There is no God beyond the sky who created the universe.  God is within the universe and that innermostly, said Aquinas.  At every...

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So fed up with the Green Party

Continue to be fed up with the Green Party. For years it refused to confront the public with the true extent of the climate peril. It was full of people who said you mustn't scare people too much about...

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Darwin and Genesis

In writing this article I have two intertwining tragedies in my mind.   One is Darwin’s misinterpretation of his own great discovery.   His realization that all life emanates from a single source would better have led him to stress the...

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