Index to my shorter articles -- Part 2
My take on an ancient controversy: The apostolic succession
Why Genesis chapter 1?
Hellfire and the immortal soul are pagan doctrines
Do the Scriptures need interpreting?
Some more exegesis -- on hellfire
Predestination -- and a small reflection on the Calvinist culture into which I was born
The meaning of "soul" in the Bible
JOHN 8:58 does not necessarily mean what it seems . "Jesus said unto them, "truly I say to you, before Abraham was, I am". (RSV).
The meaning of "amen" in the Bible
The afterlife -- Old Testament versus New
Camels: Bible critics assume what they have to prove
Fred Phelps was true to the Bible
Whence the New Testament canon?
Bible study resources
Black dolls used to represent the baby Jesus in two Australian nativity scenes
1 Peter chapter 1:3-5
Did Jesus really speak in the mystical manner portrayed in John 14?
John 1:1 -- one more foray
The origin of Genesis chapter 1
Are the 10 Commandments in Exodus 20 an interpolation?
The puzzle of Genesis 1:6-9 and Sumerian cosmology
Has Judas been misunderstood?
Does Matt. 5:38-41 command pacifism?
Note to Margaret Court: the Bible isn't meant to be read that literally -- about homosexuality
Bring back the church militant?
Homosexuality: The scripture that the mainstream churches can't find
The Pope is right
Is Sunday the Sabbath?
The success of Anders Behring Breivik
"Psycho-analysing" terrorist Breivik
Breivik wins again
Was Breivik inevitable?
The Breivik salute
Christianity and religion generally
Wow! A piece of psychological research that favours Christians!
Some rambling reflections on the flexibility of denominational loyalty among the Protestant laity
Is Protestantism of New Testament or of German origin?
Are religious people better adjusted psychologically?
How did religion evolve?
Does religion rot your intelligence?
Religious people are 'less intelligent'?
Religion and theology. Bultmann
People who are less reflective are more religious?
Deranged Leftist hate of Christians
Religion and social health
A favorite hymn: "LIGHT'S GLITTERING MORN".
Is monogamy Biblical?
Is the Pope a Protestant? Discussing the first major document issued by the new Pope -- EVANGELII GAUDIUM
Protestant/Catholic rivalry not what it was
I am outraged at the spinelessness of the Presbyterian church in Queensland
Religion and morality
The "Nazi" Pope. Pius XII
A true man of God and a righteous Gentile
A foolish Pope? Projected Papal encyclical on global warming
The encyclical "Laudato si" by Pope Francis
Is the Pope a Fascist?
Are you an atheist? Non-believers 'lack empathy' while religious people are less intelligent, claims study
How different are Jehovah's Witness beliefs?
What influence does religion have?
Do religious people understand the world LESS? Study claims belief in God makes you struggle with reality
Weasel words from the Salvation Army
Hate speech is acceptable in Trump’s America – as long as it comes from Christian fundamentalists (?)
A bishop, a Cardinal and now a Pope: Unproven accusations
Australian churches and their institutions are generally legally free to hire and fire on religious grounds regardless of anti-discrimination law
The strange death of Protestant Britain
Why a great Protestant hymn breaks my heart
Are American evangelicals fading away?
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