Category Archives: Religious Philosophy

Idolatry

In ancient times, society was young and unsophisticated. They had neither the science nor the philosophical insight that we have today. That is not meant to be a slight on our ancestors, but only a statement of hindsight. As a … Continue reading

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Jerusalem – The problem that just won’t go away.

On the east side of Jerusalem, over the Kidron Valley – opposite the walls of the Old City and the famed Golden Gate, stands the Roman Catholic Church named ‘Dominus Flevit’ meaning, ‘The Lord Wept’. “As he drew near, he … Continue reading

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In the beginning……..

The Beginning… ‘In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth….’ So starts the Judeo/Christian narrative describing the creation of existence. The complex processes which govern the physics of universal existence have been around since the foundation of the … Continue reading

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A Trinitarian Dilemma

This post attempts to lay a simple foundation for defining the Doctrine of the Trinity in a way that allows me to accede to an acceptable level of intellectual assent. As my knowledge grows, I would hope to expand on … Continue reading

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A Scourge in Modern Times

When we think of criminal activity and in particular theft, we tend at times to wrongly associate the perpetrators with the indigent in society. Whilst this is true in some instances due to circumstance, it is wrong to generalise in … Continue reading

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The Reality of Faith

This is the third in a series of Alpha lectures, titled “How can we have Faith?” I wrote about faith in a recent blog entitled “Faith and Contemporary Society”, but I think it serves a purpose to make some additional … Continue reading

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There is a Greenhill …

Contemplation I stood in awe at the foot of that tree – Looking down He whispered softly to me. All is not lost my child; I have set you free – For the ransom is paid, loves power you see. … Continue reading

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