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New Zealand The Decline Theology

“Christianity is hate speech”

I was asked by the authorities a day or so ago what my attitude to Islam was. I said that I had strong theological opinions[a], which I would not share to them: the same authorities are interviewing anyone in NZ who has at any time said anything that may denigrate the prophet of a false […]

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Life Social Change The Decline

Signs of the times.

Today has been odd. Difficult: at times challenging. But it has not been as bad here as it has been elsewhere. Things are getting more violent and random: no one really expects people to take out anime studios, but that was the news I woke to. A man screaming “You die!” burst into an animation […]

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Lectionary

20 July 19

4 When a large crowd was coming together, and those from the various cities were journeying to Him, He spoke by way of a parable: 5 “The sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed, some fell beside the road, and it was trampled under foot and the birds of the air ate it […]