70 metal bound books have been found in a cave in Jordan by a Bedouin. These books appear to date to the first century, and […]
The theme Justified by Faith has been very much on my mind recently, with it coming to the fore as I re-read Romans in the […]
The BBC has recently launched a new Science Fiction series called Outcasts. It starts 5 years after a colonisation expedition has arrived on a new […]
When reading Bishop Spong’s book, something struck me about an idea he had put forward of the river Jordan. That Jordan River was also thought […]
In his book, Why Christianity Must Change or Die, Bishop John Shelby Spong outlines many of the problems which he sees in modern-day Christianity. Though I agree with the statement, I’m not sure that I agree with his conclusions. Bishop Spong seems to want to remove the Theistic aspect from Christianity, which while I can see much good in his approach, I think the removal of Theism is currently unnecessary. That said, I very much agree that we should re-examine some of the baggage of Christianity with the full weight of modern theology, and strive to recover and reshape Christianity in a way that not only reflects our modern time, but also the beauty of the message of Christ.
For an essay that I have to write, I decided that it would be easier to do if I actually had a liturgy from the […]