Light Engaging Darkness is a weekly post that tries to give a summary and comment on current cultural events, from a Christian perspective. It’s important to say that these are personal opinions and not an attempt to say this is THE Christian view. Some things are clear in terms of the Bible – others are not. All I am trying to do is try to think … Continue reading LED 19 – Is May the New Maggie? – Anti-Semitism in Sweden and Westminster – Women’s Football – Wrongful Birth – Sinclair Ferguson on Education – Transmania continues.
So much going on in the world this week….here are a few items… Mugabe Falls – Although Mugabe has not yet resigned, it looks as though he is no longer in power. Zimbabwe should be one of the most prosperous and richest nations in the world. The fact that it is not so is indicative of decades of corrupt misrule. BBC Report Manson Dies – … Continue reading LED 16 – Mugabe /Manson/Da Vinci/Kezia/Australia and SSM/Charles, Corbyn and Anti-Semitism/Transmania/Jordan Peterson/Methil No More/Highway to Hell/Carl Jung/Gk Chesterton
“Atheists don’t fly planes into buildings” – it was a point delivered with all the certainty of a man who feels he has just delivered a killer blow to his opponent who was in this case, yours truly. His ‘point’ repeated thousands of times on atheist and secularist websites and social media (from whence he had gathered this bon mot) was greeted with rapturous applause … Continue reading The Strange Death of Europe – 3 – Islam
Have a look at this poster? It is a pro-Corbyn, anti-May poster erected in Bristol this week. I guess you could just say it is part of the rough and tumble of election politics, although I regard it as indicative of the simplistic dumbed down politics we are being forced to endure. Apart from that can you see anything offensive about it? Notice … Continue reading Why Anti-Semitism Matters in the British Election
Last week I predicted that Israel would be a major issue in 2017 – it was not exactly the gift of foresight, its 100 years since the Balfour Declaration and the existence of this one small state has been a major issue ever since the Second World War. But nonetheless I was surprised to see the ‘prophecy’ coming true with a week! The headline … Continue reading Who Faces the Greater Threat- Sir Alan Duncan or Israel?
This is our first Solas Podcast….it is about double the normal length we intend to have because of the subject matter – the Gaza/Israel situation. Our aim is to provide information and to stimulate to prayer in a most difficult intractable situation…we would appreciate your feedback and apologise for anything we have got wrong or any unnecessary offence…why not subscribe to the new Quantum of … Continue reading Gaza, Israel and Hamas – a Christian Perspective.