The Easter Quantum : This week we look at the Pope in Sudan ; the Notre Dame fire; elections in Indonesia; Abortion in South Korea and Bejings massive new airport. A big theme in this week’s Quantum is the intolerance and hypocrisy of today’s ‘liberal’ culture. We start with the weird world of Rugby Australia: On this side of the ocean we have the even more bizarre case … Continue reading Quantum 38 – The Pope in Sudan; Notre Dame; Abortion in South Korea; Bejing; Folau and Vunipola; Barry Humphries; ‘White’ Libraries; Unscientific American; Aretha Franklin; Easter
Chapter Five of The Noble Liar is entitled “Auntie the Apostate: Losing Her Religion” . It is incredibly insightful and helpful. The following is a summary with some of the best quotes. Read and think about this. We have moved from the BBC broadcasting CS Lewis during a time of crisis, to the BBC now promoting the secular prophet, Richard Dawkins. It has not been a change for … Continue reading The BBC and Christianity
It’s a basic truth that our society is founded on Christianity and Christian principles. This includes the whole notion of freedom. If you are a regular watcher of news (or reader of this blog) you will note that in the name of freedom, our civic elites, are seeking to remove the foundation. If the root is removed what makes them think that the fruit will … Continue reading What can we say to people who think Christianity is against freedom?
This months ‘In the Market’ with Janet Parshall ended up with a common theme – the collapse of Western civilisation as we move away from our Christian foundation. Enjoy https://www.moodyradio.org/radioplayer.aspx?episode=259722&hour=1 The Death of Democracy, Media, Prejudice against Christians; the Meritocracy, Ricky Gervais; Jordan Peterson; American Universities, Notre Dame etc are the subjects discussed. I cannot help but think that the burning of Notre Dame … Continue reading In the Market with Janet Parshall – The Collapse of Western Civilisation
The new editor at Christian Today has invited me back to do a weekly column for them…here is the first – on lessons from John Milton about Internet censorship. Did you know that President Lincoln stated, “Most of what you read on the Internet is false”? I’m afraid if you cannot spot the obvious flaw in that statement then you are not worthy of reading … Continue reading Censoring the internet – A plea from John Milton
Union Theological College is the largest theological training institute in Northern Ireland. For many years it has been directly connected with the largest University in Northern Ireland, Queens. Today it is in the news because it has been announced that following a review, that link is to be completely severed. Queens University cuts ties with Presbyterian Run College The Presbyterian Church in Ireland issued a … Continue reading Queens Intolerance
This week’s reviews all come under the word ‘inspiring’! TV – Servant of the People – 9/10 This one is an absolute gem! It’s so weird and quirky – a series about a history teacher in Ukraine who becomes President. It’s in Russian with subtitles. And it’s brilliant. Each episode is only 20 minutes but it’s perceptive, funny and through comedy illustrates the problem with … Continue reading Saturday Review 11 – Servant of the People; Billy Graham; Duke Ellington; The Noble Liar; Brand Luther; Searching for Schindler; John Owen vol 9; The Fox; Romans 10
This weeks Quantum ranges from a Ukrainian Comedian to The Cure! In a case of real life imitating art we look at the extraordinary story of the Ukrainian comedian who might become president. And we continue to expand your vocabulary as the destruction of our language continues. Do you know what Theybies and Childism are? Mark Powell from Australia tells us about the mother bearing … Continue reading Quantum 36 – Ukraine; Canada; Puritanism; The Secular Inquisition; BBC Questiontime; New Zealand; Unplanned;Melvyn Bragg; Anti-Science; The Cure; Robin Aitken
This week we range all over the world and a variety of subjects; We begin with an extraordinary claim that Israel was responsible for the New Zealand Mosque shootings. This leads us to question what is Islamaphobia? This of course brings in Jordan Peterson, whose books were banned by a New Zealand bookchain, which continued to sell Mein Kampf! We mention Peterson and Cambridge – Letter … Continue reading Quantum 35 – Israel and the NZ Mosque; Islamaphobia and Jordan Peterson; The Church in China; Chinese AI; The Mueller Inquiry and Jesse Smollett; The EU and the Internet; The Dutch and the Elderly; Transgender Beer; Scott Walker; Ricky Gervais; and more….
One of the advantages of ‘lying on a bed of sickness’ is that I have the time to listen to radio, sermons, catch up on books I have been meaning to read. It also helps me read up on some stories in the media in greater depth. One such is the Birmingham schools row – which is a fascinating and revealing insight into our culture. … Continue reading Why Christians Should Support the Birmingham Muslims