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An uncommon path · 1M ago

So grateful! A celebration! Defending my PHD - sharing the experience with Megie!

Yesterday was a truly amazing day! At exactly 16.30 (11 October 2017) I defended my PHD (w...
An uncommon path · 1M ago

Graduating with a 2nd PHD in Holland - the possibility of the (im)possibility of forgiveness!

I am so grateful to be traveling to the Netherlands tomorrow (with my wife Megan!) to graduate with my 2nd PHD at Radboud University, Nijmegen in Holland. The graduation ceremony (and defence) will take place at 16.30 on Wednesday 11 October 2017 - i...
An uncommon path · 1M ago

Theology, poverty and economic inequality - a reflection from Volmoed

A few weeks ago I had a chance to attend a colloquium at Volmoed - a retreat centre near Hermanus in the Western Cape. This is the home of the South African theologian John de Gruchy and has...
An uncommon path · 3M ago

Religion and Public Life across the world? A week of teaching at Cambridge University

It has been almost two weeks since I returned from Cambridge. I had the privilege of teaching on a Doctor of Ministry course at Wesley House, Cambridge University. This particular degree is ...
An uncommon path · 4M ago

A matter of conflict? Politics and sustainable development? A reflection on my visit to Berlin

I am coming to the end of a magnificent trip to Berlin, Germany. I arrived here almost three weeks ago to speak at and participate in a number of events. The title of this blog post is 'A ma...
An uncommon path · 5M ago

Justice, economics and historical consciousness - on a trip to Belgium

You may have noticed that I have not been posting to my BLOG as regularly in recent months. In part this is because Squarespace no longer supports posting to version 5 sites from their iOS a...
An uncommon path · 8M ago

Life and Lecia - an analogy

Like me, my Leica camera is well worn! It shows the scuffs and scars of everyday life. H...
An uncommon path · 1M ago

Is the Church failing the nation? On Minister Dlamini and South African social grants

In our 3rd year Public Theology / Ethics class today we discussed the notion of a just society in which all citizens have the right to have rights, and the resources of the nation are shared...
An uncommon path · 8M ago

Is the Church is failing the nation? On Minister Dlamini and South African social grants

In our 3rd year Public Theology / Ethics class today we discussed the notion of a just society in which all citizens have the right to have rights, and the resources of the nation are shared...
An uncommon path · 11M ago

Leica M8 with Voigtlander Nokton 50mm F1.1 lens - a photograph of my son

This is a photo of my son Liam. It was taken on my old Leica M8 with a Voigtlander Nokton...