I'm currently doing some thinking about decline in the importance of theology within the our churches. I reckon that the fact that people happily go 'church shopping' across a range of denominational 'brands', is a sign that the theological differences between churches are regarded as only relatively important and might be outweighed by other considerations… Continue reading Is something rotten in the state of theology?
The spatiality of created beings is not an accident. Much of the attention given to the explaining spatiality in our philosophical tradition has focussed on the necessity of space. Space is 'necessary' in the sense I was talking about last post: we find it impossible to think of objects in the world without thinking or… Continue reading The Purpose Driven Space
What makes you tiptoe? I don't mean when you want to spring unpleasant surprises on the unwary, none of my readers would be involved in that sort of thing. No, I mean, what makes you tiptoe involuntarily, like when you are exploring an old church and wander into the chancel (the bit behind the rail… Continue reading What makes you tiptoe?
This year I'm planning to write 15,000 words (give or take) on the topic of Space. Well, that's what I think it's going to be about... hmmm, the final frontier. Although I am genuinely fascinated by extra-terrestrial exploration (I have a deeply cherished ambition to be appointed as a chaplain to the first lunar colony),… Continue reading The Space Between