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Ramachandra: postcolonial reflections for Christians

Last Friday I looked at Vinoth Ramachandra’s account of multicentred world history and postcolonial criticism, and pointed out his emphasis on the need to specify and honour context. This is part of what inspires his diverse series of theological reflections. Many of these are about renovating how we as (Western) Christians see the world. ‘The “we” in Christian […]

Volunteering is the big non-negotiable

Since we moved to Tanzania last year, we’ve begun to field questions from friends interested in volunteering. For the first time I’ve heard about a couple of the big, international volunteer organisations, and it’s been fascinating to see how they talk — so intriguing that I’ve been doing some source […]