Arthur and I have been arguing for some time now that some western theologies radically misunderstand Tanzanian theologies, particularly with respect to the theme of prosperity. We have been arguing that westerners tend to see anything that mentions ‘prosperity’ as part of the ‘prosperity gospel’, a teaching that manipulates people into […]
Last week I said that ‘witness’ is part of why we engage the university. Let’s delve a little further into what that might mean. First, witness is about more than speaking. As participants in the university, we place a special emphasis on listening in an active, ongoing way.
I watched Captain Planet growing up. I participated in the KESAB campaign (Keep South Australia Beautiful) like most primary school students did. I put my rubbish in the small bin and the recycling in the large bin. We bought recycled paper and toilet paper. In more recent years, I’ve chosen […]
Against the backdrop of the medieval Scottish highlands, Brave presents wild-haired, free-spirited Merida. She is Pixar’s first female protagonist and, perhaps more significantly, Disney’s first heroine without a romantic connection by the end of the film. In our world where little girls’ futures are often reduced to finding the right […]