Tag Archives: Conversation

Has Political Correctness Gone Mad?

Recently I have noticed a number of people using the phrase ‘Political Correctness gone Mad!!!!!”   There are stories around about how university staff are being sacked or disciplined because they use ‘trigger’ words, which may re-ignite someone’s trauma. Examples … Continue reading

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Another Cliché: “I can be moral without being Christian”

I can’t stop thinking about clichés!   Here is another one. Philip Adams uses it a lot, but he is not the only one. This cliché is ‘It is possible to live a moral life, or to have a good … Continue reading

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On Being A Public Christian

In the last issue of ‘The Melbourne Anglican’ Dr. Craig Dalton outlined is reasons for not wearing his clerical collar in public. His main reasoning is that ‘mission is much easier when I’m encountered first as a human being rather … Continue reading

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How Christians Speak With Others: What I learned from My Friend.

Now here’s a thing. One of my most significant theology teachers was Bruce B. We would come into class full of questions about the possibility of language about God, and the doubts sewn by the then popular philosophy of logical … Continue reading

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Trinity: A Model For Community That Does Not Destroy Individuality

Here is an interesting thing that I found in an article in a recent ‘Age’ (reprinted from the New York Times)(Newspaper). The author, David Brooks was meditating upon the movement in opposite directions for complete autonomy, while at the same … Continue reading

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Thinking about conversations in the Faith and Robert Kegan

Each month, after Church at Villars, we go to the hotel, drink some wine, and discuss matters concerning ‘life the universe and everything’. Each Wednesday, too, I am having some very interesting discussions with two people who have questions about … Continue reading

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Different Kinds of Talking, or None and a Re-orientation on God

Last Saturday at the Archdeaconry Synod there was some discussion about the Archdeaconry retreat. Some said it was too expensive, some said it was at the wrong time for them and so on. These were all practical matters that could … Continue reading

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