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Responding to Hampson’s “After Christianity”, Chapter 3

Responding to Chapter 3: Feminist Ethics Daphne Hampson, After Christianity (London: SCM Press, 1996) Favourite sentence: “Rigid ego boundaries are, as we have said, the mark of a fragile, not of an integrated self” (p.116) Summary and Commentary: This chapter includes a discussion … Continue reading

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Think of how God loves you

Last week in St Peters on the hill I had the beautifully stilling encounter of a butterfly flying into the church to join us for our prayer. And now this week after remembering my baptism birthday, a Sunday serving in … Continue reading

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Voting

Eighteen now so my first time voting came around in the local elections this evening. I know its customary for people to not say who they’ve voted for but I don’t especially see the point in hiding my views as … Continue reading

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Knowing the Other

Your Teacher Eats with Tax Collectors and Sinners: You, Cornerstone and the Mission of ACU Richard Beck is an experimental theologian/psychologist who I came across earlier today after finding his article on the Hufflepuff House in Harry Potter. I then … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Nine

John 6:15 When Jesus realized that they were about to come and take him by force to make him king, he withdrew again to the mountain by himself. It’s becoming clear in this Lenten period that there are quite a few … Continue reading

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Soaked

I got SOAKED today on my way back from college. A car not unlike the one in the picture above splashed me. I had a little umbrella, but not much of a defense. I lost count of how many people … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas?

A friend at college today asked me if I’d heard about the idea proposed that we can’t say ‘Happy Christmas’ anymore because it could be seen as offensive to non-Christians. No I hadn’t heard about that. This doesn’t appear to … Continue reading

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