24 September 2020 Nowadays many people hope for a multinational and god-free world. That is their ‘promised land’. For such people Christianity has brought more misery than relief, more gloom than joy, more war than peace, more hatred than love. And – let us be honest – they can produce evidence to support all their opinions. They can … Continue reading THE BALANCE SHEET OF HISTORY
8 September, 2020 Dear Reader, A time is coming when men will go mad, and when they see someone who is not mad, they will attack him, saying, ‘You are mad; you are not like us.’ (St Anthony the Great c. 251 – 256). I have written about the ‘Covid Crisis’ before, earning the approval of … Continue reading AM I MAD, OR ARE YOU?
I suppose if Christian civilisation were to adopt a Mission Statement, as most modern enterprises do, none better could be found than the simple list of the three ‘theological virtues’, Faith, Hope and Love. These sum up all our duties and our aspirations. Every human on earth understands in some sense what they each mean – though they … Continue reading HOPE THE ANCHOR