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Per Crucem ad Lucem · 5d ago

On religion (and theological education) in Australia

Another little thought provoker from an old edition of Meanjin, this time from around 40 y...
Per Crucem ad Lucem · 1W ago

Don Watson on the evangelists, and the God, we need

I’ve been slowly making my way through some old editions of Meanjin. A thoroughly enjoyabl...
Per Crucem ad Lucem · 1W ago

On empty talk about faith

‘How many have been driven into outer darkness by empty talk about faith as something to be rationally comprehended, something “true”’. – Dag HammarskjöldFiled under: Dag Hammarskjöld, Faith...
Per Crucem ad Lucem · 2W ago

‘Ethnicity, Social Identity, and the Transposable Body of Christ’

The latest issue of Mission Studies is now available online, and includes a little article I wrote on ‘Ethnicity, Social Identity, and the Transposable Body of Christ’. The Abstract reads: T...
Per Crucem ad Lucem · 2W ago

Bonhoeffer’s Theology in Historical Context

I’ve noted before that today really is an incredible time to be thinking about and learning from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, that pastor and teacher who from a life cut short over 70 years ago left us a profound vision of what it might mean to speak respons...
Per Crucem ad Lucem · 2W ago

Just words

A good little letter by David Hall published in this month’s Crosslight newspaper alerted me to Don Watson’s old book, Death Sentence: The Decay of Public Language, and to the wonderful words in its Introduction: PUBLIC LANGUAGE CONFRONTS MOST of us ...
Per Crucem ad Lucem · 1M ago

An interview with Niklas Frank

Today, the BBC World Service’s Hardtalk program ran a fascinating interview with Niklas Fr...
Per Crucem ad Lucem · 1M ago

End of Life Choices

The University of Divinity’s Centre for Research in Religion and Social Policy is hosting a conversation on voluntary euthanasia and assisted suicide. The subject is timely, the details are below: On a related note, readers here may be interested to ...
Per Crucem ad Lucem · 1M ago

Theology beyond colonialist logic

Among the many Constantinian assumptions that much Protestantism shares quite uncritically with Rome⁠ is a commitment to modes of imperialism that preference and propagate particular cultural forms. The near-idolatry of, and proclivity to proliferate...
Per Crucem ad Lucem · 2M ago

‘The catholicity of time in the work of George Mackay Brown’

The latest issue of Pacifica is now available, and includes my little article on ‘The catholicity of time in the work of George Mackay Brown’. The Abstract reads: This essay introduces and e...