DOUBT – RZIM Training Day, Oxford 2011

“Lord I believe! Help my unbelief!” (Mark 9:24) neatly sums up the unease that many Christians feel at certain times. We not only live in a postmodern age that is highly sceptical of any truth claim, but believers are told by the new atheists that there is almost...

AFFLUENZA: Money & Power

Oxford Summer School 2011 17 – 23 July 2011 For many people, the ultimate goal in life is the acquisition of greater wealth and power. As Voltaire famously said, “When it is a question of money, everybody is of the same religion”. Yet, in spite of this seemingly...

Is God Really Good?

Christianity has played a central role in the history of Europe and, up until fairly recently, a belief in God was considered to be a powerful force for good, not only in the life of an individual, but also for society at large. However, today, one of the major...