The Problems of Blessing

It's hard to define 'Blessing'. I don't know if you've noticed this as well. It troubles me. On my better days, it feels like the kind of thing I'd very much like to do: put my hand on someone and bless them.   By faith Isaac blessed Jacob and Esau in regard to their future. (Hebrews… Continue reading The Problems of Blessing

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Aboriginal Islam

A couple of weeks ago there was a fascinating report in the Sydney Morning Herald about the rising number of Aboriginal Australians who are converting to Islam. Anthony Mundine is the most high profile convert and the article carried a large photograph of Mundine. The people interviewed believed that Islam was a religion free of… Continue reading Aboriginal Islam