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Countering Dawkins & the Atheists: the ‘clarification question’

I’ve just finished reading a good article in last week’s (1st Apr.) English ‘Church Times’ by Rupert Shortt (religion editor of the Times Literary Supplement) in which he responds to what I might call 10 ‘classic Dawkinsisms’ – ie 10 typically … Continue reading

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The First Recorded Words of Jesus Inform Us of His Divinity

I want to suggest that there’s another point that we can make in our apologetic efforts with Jehovahs Witnesses, Muslims and anybody else that doesn’t believe that Jesus’ divinity is implied by the Gospels: The first recorded words of Jesus inform … Continue reading

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What did Paul think about the role of women in the Church?

Intro In this essay I will engage with Paul as he has traditionally been handed down to us, paying attention to only the most relevant texts to our question. The Cultural and Societal Context In Paul’s day, ‘women nowhere enjoyed … Continue reading

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