Monthly Archives: November 2011

Job’s job is beyond (our) faith

  One of the strongest points of the atheist reasoning on the “proof” of God (non)existence is the suffering he is allowing to come into people’s lives irrespective of their belief or non-belief in him. The story of Job the … Continue reading

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The autorship of the Gospels _ Gary Cottrell

  For those like me, born and bred  conservative evangelical, the sanctity of the Holy Bible was unquestionable in the early years and it was reflected in the way we saw the question of human authorship of the sacred text. … Continue reading

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A Lord’s prayer

Source for the aramaic version Heavenly Father… I hope you like my choice of colours and the chalk doesn’t really grate on nobody’s nerves. Thank you for providing me with a clean slate for my work to start afresh each … Continue reading

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A light walk in the light of the valley of shadows – ramblings and mumblings

Mens sana in corpore sano liberal translation: men are insane in corpore Managed to do a sane thing this morning for a change and walked a tour of my neighbouring church: I started where it all began: Eden   Half … Continue reading

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Addicted to Empathy (that’s not a new drug)

  It happened. Again. I am a traitor because I bought The Guardian today instead of my daily The Times. See here what good came out of this: What do Jimmy Carter, Mario Varga Llosa and Sting have in common? … Continue reading

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On Darwin, Learning to Die and Evil – pseudo-anthology

Don’t accuse me of laziness: these are some new gems for my collection. Enjoy it as much as I did. At least. Vacterl And I think it is what makes us somewhat unique.  We humans love to find brokenness and find value … Continue reading

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St Joe Public’s Epistle To Whom It May Concern

Ok let’s get down to business. I got tired of going in circles around the main thing which is: there is spiritual life outside religion and religious practices as we got them passed down through generations. This life is in … Continue reading

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