Questions of faith

“God created man in his own image. And man, being a gentleman, returned the favour.”Jean Jacques Rousseau “If you comprehend it, it is not God.”Saint Augustine (354-430) Advertisements

>St Augustine’s Day

>Paul Ballard and John Pritchard talk the work of the practical theologian in their book “Practical Theology in Action”. “The work of the practical theologian is to participate in and be a catalyst for the common life of the whole Christian community”. They quote St Augustine: When I am frightened by what I am to […]

Twelfth Night

Today is Epiphany – January 6th. Twelfth Night – down with that tree and away with that tinsel. Highlight of the season has been reading The First Christmas by Marcus Borg and Dominic Crossan. This has given spiritual direction for this wonderful season. Borg and Crossan describe the birth stories of Matthew and Luke’s gospels […]

“Home is the place, where when you have to go there, they have to take you in.”Robert Frost Lord, you have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless until they rest in thee.”St Augustine

>Managing anger

> Anger management is something we hear a lot about. Some of us find it difficult to control our anger and it soon spills into violence.But we need to manage to be angry. Bede Jarrett protests; “The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn’t angry enough.”Anger needs to be […]