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While it may seem rationally urgent to posit the existence of a being who set the planets in their orbits, this is not a concept to be found in the Hebrew Scriptures.
by Peter Sellick - 16/10/2017 - 15 comments
If a kindly Father God was looking down from above ready to intervene for his Son he must have turned aside so as not to see.
by Peter Sellick - 11/10/2017 - 75 comments
Calling the trinitarian entities 'persons' is obviously metaphorical since they are not persons as you and I are persons.
by Peter Sellick - 5/10/2017 - 89 comments
The Trinity is not an arithmetic impossibility but conforms to the way we experience and know and remember anything.
by Peter Sellick - 25/09/2017 - 2 comments
Islamic communities within suburbia in our major cities seem to have struck an alliance with Labor and the Greens.
by Brendan O'Reilly - 7/09/2017 - 25 comments
A public issue like gay marriage evokes a storm of protests from many groups all proclaiming themselves to represent the Christian view.
by Peter Sellick - 24/08/2017 - 44 comments
She is immune to critique, let alone criticism, and no doubt plotting the next display that will grab the headlines.
by Binoy Kampmark - 21/08/2017 - 47 comments
We are dominated by ideas of the sufficiency of the common man and of egalitarianism. It is enough, we think, for the common man to sit alone and read the Bible.
by Peter Sellick - 11/08/2017 - 30 comments
Ironically, HT has done Australians an unintended favour by challenging them to investigate and debate the merits of HT's theocratic detestation of secular Western liberal democracy.
by Laurence Maher - 2/08/2017 - 3 comments
Having said the above, we must recognise that our unsought experiences of God, by definition, cannot be appropriated.
by Peter Sellick - 31/07/2017 - 31 comments
The artist Paul Gauguin was in despair when he painted his final masterpiece - a cry of bewilderment at the riddle of existence.
by Scott MacInnes - 20/07/2017 - 47 comments
The irony of America is that it is one of the most Christian of nations but it is often the case that that Christianity is only skin deep.
by Peter Sellick - 13/07/2017 - 3 comments


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