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Responding to Hampson’s “After Christianity”, Chapter 5

Responding to Chapter 5: Woman, the Other Daphne Hampson, After Christianity (London: SCM Press, 1996) Summary and Commentary: This chapter is an exploration of three profiles of women and their treatment: woman as ideal, slut and complement to the male. The first … Continue reading

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Responding to Hampson’s “After Christianity”, Chapter 4

Responding to Chapter 4: Christian Idolatry Daphne Hampson, After Christianity (London: SCM Press, 1996) Tip: If you do not have a basic understanding of Freudian psychology I recommend that you research the Id, Ego and Superego before reading this chapter. Only an understanding … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Twenty-Nine

John 10.19 Again the Jews were divided because of these words. (A suitable Bible verse I think, because of the diversity of opinion in the world, and in the lecture room. We can get along…) A morning of two theology … Continue reading

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Born Again

“The Na-vi say that every person is born twice. The second time is when you earn your place among the people, forever.” In Avatar, Jake says the above as he takes the final stage in becoming one of the Omtaicaya … Continue reading

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Church Feuds

Finished watching BBC’s The Choir (1995) last night. Wonderful really. Not particularly easy to watch, but incredibly true. Some lovely people, a lovely headteacher and priest and a few other great priests and bishops, and then unfortunately a big bunch … Continue reading

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Let’s Be Civilized

After again enjoying serving in the 8am service of my Parish, I went with my friend Paul to a service in The Salvation Army as my next part of branching out after last weeks trip to St Anns. The title … Continue reading

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Harry Potter: An Essential Christian Message

I’m back now from a late viewing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 on opening night with not a free seat in the house. Several people dressed up as the characters, but me and most just came … Continue reading

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