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Exploding the myth of safety: Risk is right?

Exploding the myth of safety: Risk is right?

The internet is littered with criticism for the Conservative catchphrase, ‘aspiration nation’; Google struggles to offer a positive reflection upon the principle, but such resistance seems predominantly political rather than philosophical. In fact, the condemnation isn’t for the concept, but for a budget that appears only to facilitate aspiration in…

The Case for “The Case for Christ”

The Case for “The Case for Christ”

Lee Strobel’s name was made within church circles by his tenacious examination of the evidence behind Christian claims about Jesus. Published back in 1998, with millions of copies now sold worldwide, “The Case for Christ” has been on my bookshelf for years – perhaps even a decade? – and I’ve…

The other miracle birth

The other miracle birth

Isn’t it hard to understand why Luke spends so long getting to the birth of Jesus? If you wanted to write an account of Jesus’ life, wouldn’t you start with Luke 2, with the journey to Bethlehem? Or perhaps, at a push, you might include Mary’s visit from the angel…