A Letter from Heidelberg – some thoughts on the IICSA Case Study

Distrusting completely our own wisdom, according to that counsel of the Holy Spirit, “Do not rely on your own insight” (Prov. 3:5), we humbly present to the judgment of all those who wish to be here… This is the opening line of Martin Luther’s 28 Theses or propositions, which explore the nature of sin, free will and … More A Letter from Heidelberg – some thoughts on the IICSA Case Study

The Church of England and “Radical Inclusion”: it’s as easy as 01 10 11

I once saw someone walking down the street wearing a t-shirt with the caption, “Binary: it’s as easy as 01 10 11.” If you understand binary code, then you are probably chuckling right now. If you don’t, then you’re in good company: I didn’t understand it either and had to look it up. 01 10 … More The Church of England and “Radical Inclusion”: it’s as easy as 01 10 11

The odd thought…

“You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you…” St John concludes that sentence with the word “free” but the American writer and essayist Flannery O’Connor took a rather different approach: in her view, the truth shall make you “odd”. Both are true, I think. Through the person of Jesus Christ, his life, … More The odd thought…