Category Archives: Perspectives of God

A Place for Doubters in the Church

During the second World War in the US army it was initially difficult to convince soldiers that blood transfusions should be allowed between black soldiers and white soldiers. It seems that the notion of racial identity was deeply ingrained and … Continue reading

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No-one Comes to the Father Except By Me? Sermon Notes for Easter 5A

I have noticed that often when the subject of other faiths is brought up in conversation, if a conservative Christian is part of the conversation, sooner or later the verse “No-one comes to the Father except by me” is produced, almost … Continue reading

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21 May : Another failed prediction?

This month’s scare story is that the rapture will occur on 21 May. Dont get too frightened because according to Harold Camping who worked it out, it is only the rapture which occurs on that date. The desolate left behinders … Continue reading

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Invited Post on the Death of Osama bin Laden by Abhishek Solomon

Doubtless Bin Laden was a killer, a terrorist and a fundamentalist, and there are probably thousands more like him around the globe. But rightly or wrongly he was also a freedom fighter, a messiah figure, a revolutionary, and a political … Continue reading

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IN ANSWER TO AN ATTACK ON OUTDATED LAWS IN THE BIBLE (The Battle of the Bards)

Rebecca Rose in her poetry site mocks the morality of the bible seizing upon the outdated laws in Leviticus and similiar books.  She gives me permission to print her poem (the first part) which I follow with my answer.   If you … Continue reading

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EASTER IN RETROSPECT

The resurrection has always seemed to me as an event with potential rather than an event acomplished. Has Christ really risen for someone who lives their whole life unaware of the fact? If so why bother to tell anyone? If … Continue reading

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EASTER: THE AWKWARD STUFF IN THE GOSPEL ACCOUNTS

The following I have lifted from my post on “Biblical Literalism: The Shaping of God“. Here you will find some awkward puzzles if you believe the gospels to give a totally accurate account of the events of Easter. Maybe there … Continue reading

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