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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 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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An Afternoon with the Dalai Lama

Today I and three friends journeyed to Manchester to, in company with an arena full of 16-25 year olds, hear the Dalai Lama on being the change we want to see in the world. (I took some notes so I … 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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Young Nuns

Last night I watched a short documentary on BBC iPlayer called Young Nuns. It followed two women in their early twenties deciding whether or not to enter and make their final vows in their convents. Interesting to have a look … Continue reading

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Electronics and the Natural World

Three electronic problems I’ve faced in the last couple of months: 1. I recently replaced my phone. 2. My camera has broken. 3. My iPod now rarely functions when connected to speakers, docks or laptops and keeps resetting itself… in … Continue reading

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Faith In The World Sixth Form Conference

As I am only just due to begin sixth form I was unfortunately not present at this conference, but was fortunate enough to come across it on Archbishop Rowan’s website. The conference was for students studying Philosophy, Religion and/or Ethics, … Continue reading

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