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Ramachandra: theological resources for postcolonial conversations

Last Friday we looked at some of Vinoth Ramachandra’s theological reflections in Subverting Global Myths — reflections for Christians to take on board. He also has some considerations of what Christians might have to offer in postcolonial conversations. In part these flow out of Ramachandra’s concern for context. He suggests that unless we safeguard the multiplicity and particularity […]

Equality: practical steps

So, equality is a good thing, desired by God, but it’s not about everyone having the same so much as everyone having enough. It can’t involve condescension on the part of the giver and must involve empowerment of the receiver. What does that look like in practice?

Equality: a 2 Cor 8 definition

When you think about social action, how much does ‘equality’ factor into your thinking? I suspect for many of us, the idea that ‘we have so much and they have so little’ is a strong motivator. We see the discrepancy and work to balance it out. In encouraging the Corinthians […]