For me, reading to be energised is not the same as reading to be relaxed. I do the latter in my fiction and (auto)biographical reading which make up the bulk of my monthly book reviews. Energising reading for me means books that stimulate me intellectually, and which are only tangentially […]
So, there’s been this uproar in Sydney Anglicanism because John Dickson wrote a book suggesting that women could sometimes give some sermons in some circumstances. (I reviewed it here.) So then the more conservative end of Sydney Anglicanism had to write a response book. What’s striking about this debate is […]
Because we’re living overseas, we don’t have to vote this year and, the Tanzanian system postal system being what it is, we may not even be able to. That hasn’t stopped us from following the Australian federal election. You may remember that we blogged a fair bit on the last […]
On Boxing Day, Zondervan released 3 new e-books on women in ministry: Bourgeois Babes, Bossy Wives, and Bobby Haircuts: A Case for Gender Equality in Ministry by Michael Bird, Hearing Her Voice: A Case for Women Giving Sermons by John Dickson, and Jesus, Justice, and Gender Roles: A Case for Gender Roles in […]
There has already been some discussion about voting as a Christian in my how to vote. Here are three more things to keep you thinking!
What with the talk surrounding the Global Atheist Convention and all, it’s a good time to revisit the business of Christian apologetics.
In Australian public life, there’s a range of Christian voices — Danny Nalliah, George Pell, plus a constant trickle of centre-right politicians trying to put in a good word. The problem is, few of these voices resonate with me as a Christian. It’s good news that the Centre for Public […]