pre-marital what?

It has been said before that “______”s (insert whatever Christian denomination you wish to pick on) are against pre-marital sex because it might lead to dancing… :) But on a more serious note, the topic of ‘pre-marital sex’ (a.k.a. ‘sex before marriage’) is an interesting one.  Many Christians can assume that there is a specific… Continue reading pre-marital what?

buying rubbish

It’s ‘inorganic rubbish collection’ time in Northcote, Auckland, New Zealand. Northcote street-sides are loaded down with previously-wanted, cheaply-made, briefly-enjoyed and hastily-discarded stuff. Interestingly, a rather large percentage of the items you’ll see piled outside homes in the area can be seen in pre-broken, pre-rusted or pre-outdated condition in store advertising fliers like the “Outdoor Living… Continue reading buying rubbish

worldviewing

There are different ways of understanding what a worldview is, or what questions it seeks to answer or how it is gained or what it is shaped by. When people of different perspectives, beliefs (and yes, different worldviews) discuss what a ‘worldview’ is, it is easy for their own worldview to influence things.  I freely… Continue reading worldviewing

psalm 8 remixed

A targum of Psalm 8: Yahweh our Master! Your Name is priceless throughout the universe! Your glory is unsearchable and inscrutable and utterly beyond our capability to measure. Even the smallest and inexperienced ones; yes – babies they praise you – just as you wanted all this is like ignorant and inane babbling to those… Continue reading psalm 8 remixed

anthropocentric ethics

Anthropocentric Ethics – In Ancient & Modern Perspective The author/composer/poet/community which produced the text we know of as Genesis 1 observed many things. Just one of these is the uniqueness of humans in relation to our environment. Day and night, earth and sky, sea and land, vegetation, and fruits, creatures great and tiny, both in… Continue reading anthropocentric ethics