Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

The Presentation of the Lord

Lk 2:21-24 “Presenting Jesus in the temple for circumcision… Mary and Joseph offer a pair of doves or two young pigeons for Mary’s purification according to the Law (Lev 12:8). According to Leviticus, the preferred offering was a young lamb… … Continue reading

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Christmas starts with Christ

I often get stressed and worried when Christmas comes around because I’m thinking about how I should be spending it and what it should mean to me and to others. I worry that it has become too secularised, that we … 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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Responding to Hampson’s “After Christianity”, Chapter 1

Responding to Chapter 1: Christian Particularity Daphne Hampson, After Christianity (London: SCM Press, 1996) Overall thoughts: I started this book thinking that a background of physics would be useful when picking up this book, but without one this book has … Continue reading

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Is it Normal to Try to Connect with All of Humanity?

Let he who is without sin cast the first stone. – John 8:7 I’ve been trying to figure out what to write for the last few days, and had begun slowly drafting a piece on the various distractions of the … Continue reading

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Rising out of Darkness into Great Light

Be still for the power of the Lord is moving in this place. He comes to cleanse and heal, to minister his grace. No work too hard for him, in faith, receive from him. Be still for the power of … Continue reading

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We Want to be Understood

I have lived in Britain all of my life, and am sad that Oprah Winfrey is not a more dominant part of our lives and television as she is in America. Today I was pointed to her inspirational Harvard Commencement … Continue reading

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