What Do We Know?

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

[Picture of St Jerome in his Study 1480]IT is a misconception that as one ages one becomes more wise; for it seems to me that as I get older many things I have held as truths are actually false.

I’m not merely talking about Santa Claus, Mohammed or Jesus — I am talking about so much more.  And I am not alone; it seems that there is enough misinformation out there to make a as many as seven series of Stephen Fry’s television programme, “QI” — which deals exclusively in misconceptions. Read the rest of this entry »

What is a Christian Now?

Thursday, 15 January 2009

[Picture of stained glass window with Mary and Jesus]I HAVE heard people refer to “Born-Again Christians” (i.e. various Protestant sects) as “Christians” — and everyone else is a non-Christian!

Yet the original, or oldest, Christians are the Roman Catholics, and Catholics see themselves as Christian, and followers of Christ. They call themselves “Christians”.

I hope to show that this is an attempt to hijack the word for Evangelical Charismatic Protestant sects, and to show what a Christian really is, and what it really means today. Read the rest of this entry »