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Violence in the Bible: The Case of the Canaanite Genocides

Violence in the Bible: The Case of the Canaanite Genocides

One of the most disturbing parts of the Bible is known as the “Canaanite Genocides” in which God commands the people of Israel to invade the land of Canaan and kill everyone who lives there. How are Christians to understand this passage?

Should Christians Celebrate Advent?

Should Christians Celebrate Advent?

Advent is part of the liturgical calendar, which is controversial for some Christians. This post explores both sides of the debate before settling in favour of advent.

One Truth, Many Religions?

One Truth, Many Religions?

This post tackles one of the knottiest problems for any Christian: what should we think about other religions?

Visiting a Charismatic Catholic Conference

Visiting a Charismatic Catholic Conference

The collision of ‘Spirit-filled’ and ‘Sacramental’ worlds at a Charismatic Catholic conference made me reflect on the value of both these traditions and their power when they are together.

What I Learned in Prison

What I Learned in Prison

The diary of a period when I visited a maximum security prison once a week, and how my prejudices were changed through personal encounter.

The Problem of Evil

The Problem of Evil

This post explores one of the most challenging objections to the Christian faith, and how we as Christians can have our faith transformed and strengthened through engaging this question.