Category Archives: Engagement

What “Pale Rider” Told Me About Violence, Non-Violence and Trusting God

The other week I happened to see the Clint Eastwood movie “Pale Rider”.   This movie follows the pattern of all Westerns. A small group of people is oppressed by big business. Along comes a ‘stranger’ who saves them.   … Continue reading

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A Tribute to My Friend And Some Reflections On The Church Ads A Result

I want to pay tribute to my friend Peter, who died just last week. We lived in different cities, and I was not as close to him as some others were, but I would like to think that I was … Continue reading

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Preliminary Reflections On Moving From Being Mainly In My Ordained Self To Being Mainly in My Baptized Self

So this is my first Christmas for a long time, where I have as a Christian, been a member of the congregation, rather than the president, making sure that everything that needs to happen, happens. Its my first Christmas ‘in … Continue reading

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A Theological Idea About History

Often on Facebook I get a funny picture called ‘Anglican Church Memes’. I was already familiar with Richard Dawkins idea of ‘the selfish gene’. Here he claims that the unit of evolution is not at the level of the organism … Continue reading

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A Bit More on ‘The Authority of The Bible’ and how it ‘Happens’ to Us

I am reading Tim Costello’s new book ‘Faith’ during morning prayers. It is a great book in the tradition of those collections of ‘readings for each day.’ One story he tells is of a Lebanese Christian man, Milak, who is … Continue reading

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Some More on the ‘Liturgy’ of the Catwalk, and the ‘Liturgy’ of the Eucharist

have written once before about the channel ‘Fashion TV’. A friend of mine told me recently that many people sort of ‘surf past’ it and watch the channel for shorts bursts at a time. I am one of them. Recently, … Continue reading

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What Is “Temporal Bandwidth” And Why Should A Christian Care?

    I came across a really interesting idea in a post from the New York Review of Books. * The idea is called ‘Temporal Bandwidth”. Now before clicking ‘off’, have a listen to this. Bandwidth is an idea that … Continue reading

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