Beware the Elijah-complex: a lesson from history

As followers of this blog will know, or those of you who care enough to read the ‘About’ page, my formative Christian years were spent

The issues surrounding Iraq are not so straightforward

You don’t have to read much of the political comment on this blog to discover I am no great fan of Tony Blair. I am

The brutal reality if Jesus has not been raised

It didn’t take long for people to recognise that if they wanted to discredit Christianity, they could undermine the entire thing by disproving the resurrection.┬áThe

As #RhodesMustFall continues unabashed, ought we to sanitise history?

The #Rhodesmustfall campaign goes beyond merely refusing to be silent about Cecil Rhodes or sanitising his role in history. It is tantamount to censorship which, if followed to its logical conclusion, will leave us no history left to study.

God doesn’t airbrush history and nor should we

Assessing figures from the past by modern moral values, and seeking to remove people from historical study who fail to live up to them, is to impose an impossible measure upon study and to airbrush history in a way that will be detrimental to us all.

The resurrection and the grounds of Christian hope

Good Friday is the day we remember the death of Christ. As I commented here, the cross is neither the object of our faith nor

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