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Christian Responsibility in the Public Sphere

Some time ago I posted on whether Christians should care about politics. The answer I came to was, yes – we should care about the public sphere. The question of...

Doodle: "No One is Told Any Story but Their Own"

I concluded my previous post on Narnia by briefly touching on Aslan’s refusal to tell people any story but their own. The characters in The Horse and His Boy need...

Why Acts? Luke's Purpose for Writing the Sequel

What are we to make of the book of Acts? There is no other book like it in the New Testament, bridging the Gospels and the Epistles. Most agree that...

Prayer: Resigned and Stubborn

Writing on prayer is not a task lightly undertaken, mostly because it might give the impression that I believe my own prayer life is impressive or worth imitating. I do...

The Horse and His Boy: Having Faith when it is Hard

The Horse and his Boy is my favourite of the series, but also many people’s least. This is due to a few reasons, of which I will highlight just two:...

Does Barabbas' Release Illustrate Substitution?

‘When Jesus is held back for execution and Barabbas is set free we have a wonderful picture of substitution.’ Have you heard that before? I have. Perhaps you have even...