Monthly Archives: March 2011

Lenten Rituals

Posted in Lent, Lighter Things

4Thought.TV Covers Transgender Issues

Last week, the short religious slot on Channel 4 that covers the 7pm news featured seven interviews around the area of trans-genderism. As usual with these slots there were seven vignettes of people with differing experiences and opinions. It’s not

Posted in Identity, Media, Sexuality, Transgender Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Heirs of Spinoza

A day late. Forgive me. Heirs of Spinoza Oh “good” ones, who accept their optimal substance (uncompleted) as a portion of that greater substance; if blessedness can only come from elevation to a higher status, some day ism who, I

Posted in Poetry, Theology Tagged with: , , , ,


Blogging might be pretty sporadic over the next few weeks as I sort out a house move to Canterbury, but in the meantime here’s some things to keep you excited…

Posted in Doctor Who, Home Life, Website Tagged with: , ,

A Promo Video Proposal

Close up shot of black and white photographs from the Second World War. Background somber but progressive piano music. PETER – VOICE OVER : A few months ago my local museum had a show of photographs from the second world

Posted in Satire, Theology Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Martin Bashir on Rob Bell

As a follow-up to his interview on MSNBC of Rob Bell, Martin Bashir was himself interviewed on the Paul Edwards programme about that interview. Awesome listening as Bashir demonstrates how Bell consistently misquotes and takes out of context key sections

Posted in Rob Bell, Testimony, Theology Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

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Paulinus of York
God our Saviour, who sent Paulinus to preach and to baptize, and so to build up your Church in this land: grant that, inspired by his example, we may tell all the world of your truth, that with him we may receive the reward you prepare for all your faithful servants; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

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Two Final Things

Aber mit der Heimat
geht man immer herum,
durch die Welt,
dort und dort
Peter Handke

No one could describe
the Word of the Father;
but when He took flesh from you, O Theotokos,
He consented to be described, and restored the fallen image to its former beauty.
We confess and proclaim our salvation in word and image.
Kontakion of the Triumph of Orthodoxy