A personal reflection on the novel ‘Jubilee’, by Shelly Harris

Another novel picked for our book club, and this one is the best so far. Jubilee, a first novel by British/South African author Shelly Harris, is the story of two photographs. The first, taken during a street party for the Queen’s Silver Jubilee celebrations in 1977. A seemingly idyllic picture which represents the growing multiculturalism of […]

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I’m very much enjoying Trystan Hughes’ book, The Compassion Quest.  In the second chapter, he argues the case that everything is interconnected. Since very early on in Christianity, we have gone along with a sense of dualism between body and spirit which evolved from Greek thinking rather than from the Bible. Hughes, like others, contends that […]

Why didn’t the rapture happen? Will it ever?

It is May 22nd 2011. According to widely circulated reports originating from an elderly US Pastor, Harold Camping, yesterday was supposed to be the end of the world. As we can see, it wasn’t. Others elsewhere have analysed Camping’s arguments that he used to predict this date, and no doubt, there will be another press […]