Browsing through Google News I cam across this story talking about the appointment of a new Head of Religion and Ethics. Now I’ve never heard of Ekklesia, but they claim to be a Think-tank that promotes transformative theological ideas in public life, so I wasn’t expecting much. I have to admit I was pleasantly surprised.
Without a moral law giver, how can you have morals? Without an overseeing deity, how can you know what is good or bad?
I’ve been blogging here for about 2 months now. I’ve done very little to promote this blog as of yet, partly because I’m still finding my feet a little, and partly because I’m not sure of the best method yet.
However, I notice from the stats that there are at least a few of you [...]
I stumbled upon this today, and decided to give it a run through.
Basically, you answer 20 religious/moral questions, and it will tell you which religious/world views best match up with your answers. Some of the questions, and available answers are a little dubious, but nothing too surprising.
Thankfully it seems to work. It [...]
As I’m English, I’m well aware that today is St Georges Day – St George being the patron saint of England for my foreign visitors. Seeing as I made mention of St Patrick not so long ago, I felt I could hardly ignore St George.
Now that smoking is seriously on the decline, all the health campaigns that used to warn us about the seriousness of tobacco have had to move on to other things.
Today is of course Easter Sunday in many western countries. It’s worth taking a few moments to reflect on the deep meaning and origins on this day.
So, Islam extremists are prepared to die for their beliefs because they think they’re going to get rewarded with 72 virgins when they get to heaven. But think about it, what’s so great about 72 virgins?
Let’s face it:
They don’t know what they’re doing They won’t be virgins for very long anyway
Surely a [...]
I heard this on the radio this morning on my journey to work. The National Secular Society is calling for all Hospital chaplains (of any denomination) to be funded by the Church rather than by the Hospital.
BBC News Article
If you find yourself with about a month free, and feel like melting your brain, you could always pop over to http://www.jesus-is-savior.com – but I wouldn’t recommend it.
But when you start reading some of that massive content, that’s when the brain melt will set in. It’s just a constant barrage of idiotic drivel. [...]
Gods message to creation:
For those who don’t know, it’s a reference to the last book in Douglas Adams Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy trilogy (book 5!)