Last week Arthur and I went to see Eddie Izzard in his latest show Stripped. We’ve previously enjoyed his humorous take on European history in Dress to Kill and this time amused ourselves pre-show by translating the Hebrew paragraph on the backdrop. There were a number of other ancient languages there as well […]
Missiologists love to talk about the parts of the Psalms that call on the nations to praise God and there are a lot of them. But there are even more references to their defeat! On top of that, it seems to be God’s glory that is the focus, not the […]
This week I preached on God’s speeches in Job 38-42 at our church.
I’m mainly familiar with John Goldingay‘s work because he’s an Old Testament scholar but To The Usual Suspects, also published as Walk On, is a book of quite a different nature. More autobiographical, it’s a series of reflections on what it’s been like to live with his wife who was […]
Some of our mates noticed Mark Driscoll’s take on Twilight.
We’ve just written essays on the book of Job, and I’ve been looking at whether or not the text answers questions of suffering.
It’s no secret that I like Oprah. She’s been discussed on our blog a few times (here, here and here) and I’ve given a talk on ‘What Would Jesus Say to Oprah?’ But I think I like Ellen more. Sometimes I find Oprah a bit too full on and Ellen […]