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An Image of Humanity


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Well, my essay wasn’t rubbish after all, which is a relief. It has such things as “beautiful” and “perfect” written on it, which cracks me up – love the enthusiasm of this lecturer. Comments say my references to Augustin and Calvin were a highlight! (reading between the lines does that mean ‘rather than anything you

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His Glassy Essence


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I put a little qualifier on my definition of “dominion” the other day, because there seems to be a prevailing view that the rape and pillage of the planet can be blamed on a Christian world view. It’s a gross misunderstanding if that view is either actually held by some Christians, or just perceived to

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What is man?


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The essay that I don’t think was so brilliant was actually on the topic of what we can learn of God’s estimate of man from his creation (see Psalm 8:4). Basically what I had to say was that God made man is his image, with personal and transcendent qualities, set him in dominion (as in

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The Weight of Glory


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Just thought this had something to say about the way we should value and cherish and care for people, and consider them “good” … (and I am having a short lunch break, after taking my turn in the staff lunch room to heat up my rare leftovers, so will leave the rest up to C.S.

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Ode to Joy


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Today I realised what has been missing from my life for months. I went digging for some CDs on my way out to work and rediscovered the “Life is Beautiful” CDs from ABC Classic FM. I am currently obssessed with the Cradle Song by Skinner from the second CD. Ahhh the cello. You could soothe

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