TV Theology 1: ER exposes postmodern forgiveness

Thanks are due for this to my friend, Paul Carter, the-pastor-with-his-eye-on-the-pulse (if you can have eyes on pulses) over there in Virginia. Last week's ER episode (I was a devotee when it started in the mid-90s but have rather fallen…

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Bible in 50 words? A great stab!

Oh for the perfect summary sentence? As I often find myself teaching, if you can't summarise a passage in one sentence, then you've probably not begun to understand it (either that, or you're trying to bite off more than you…

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January Sales – a whole new meaning to 70% off

Living in the west end means that it is impossible to escape the latest trends in fashion and retailing. January is of course the key time when shops ditch old styles and make way for the latest looks. Extravagant reductions…

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Wendy Cope’s A CHRISTMAS SONG

Happy New Year! All back in action but snowed under with talks, studies and emails to write. Regular blogging will resume next week as i've been reading and thinking even more random things than usual over the last few weeks.…

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