Category Archives: Theology and Biblical Studies

On SAGE Insight: Hillsborough and a theological reflection on the role of the Church of England

Article title: Hillsborough and the Church of England From Theology Hillsborough was the biggest sporting disaster in British football. The original inquests returned a verdict of ‘accidental death’. For over 20 years the families of the 96 who died and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Orlando, Political Rhetoric, and the Church

From Theology Today    On June 12 2016, 29-year-old Omar Mateen opened fire inside the Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida killing 49 people. This editorial outlines how succeeding the shocking event there was a knee-jerk response based on assumptions. Politicians … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: New Conversations in Islamic and Christian Political Thought

Special issue From Studies in Christian Ethics The focus of this project, New Conversations in Islamic and Christian Political Thought, concerns the ‘pre-modern’ or ‘long’ traditions of political thought in Islam and Christianity. Essays in this special issue make clear … Continue reading

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Intercultural generosity in Christian Perspective: The ‘West’ and Africa

From Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies Questions of generosity loom large in today’s materially extremely unequal world. The current massive divide in which a few nations’ people control vast amounts of material wealth while many others struggle … Continue reading

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Special issue: Is the Postcolonial Postsecular?

From Critical Research on Religion The postcolonial signifies a historical period, an oppositional stance, or both. It is the time after colonialism, or it is the struggle against colonialism. Colonialism does not simply end; it ends through struggle. That struggle … Continue reading

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Denying Darwin: Views on science in the rejection of evolution

From Public Understanding of Science The Evolution Theory of Charles Darwin has met with considerable opposition, notably from religious circles since its day of publication. This article tries to understand the evolution controversy by reframing it as a phenomenon of … Continue reading

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Does the belief in guardian angels make people more cautious?

Risk Perception and Belief in Guardian Spirits From SAGE Open While many believe that guardian angels watch over to keep them safe in a dangerous world, this study finds that those who believe are actually less inclined to take risks … Continue reading

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A special issue marking the 50th anniversary of the death of C. S. Lewis: Consideration and recognition of his contribution to literary and theological fields

From Theology This special issue marks half a century since the death of C. S. Lewis.  ] Lewis was a novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, and Christian apologist. In the fifty years since Lewis died his position in … Continue reading

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Opening the debate about Rushdie’s legacy ‘The Satanic Verses’

Online Special Issue: The Satanic Verses From The Journal of Commonwealth Literature Joseph Anton, the new memoir by Salman Rushdie  was published with great fanfare and to mixed critical reception in September 2012. Its publication has led to an outpouring of … Continue reading

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The evolution of atheism scientific and humanistic approaches

From History of the Human Sciences Atheism has achieved renewed vigor in the West in recent years with a spate of bestselling books and growing membership in secularist and rationalist organizations. The publication of Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion in … Continue reading

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Denying Darwin: Views on science in the rejection of evolution

Denying Darwin: Views on science in the rejection of evolution by Dutch Protestants From Public Understanding of Science Since its publication (1859), the evolution theory of Charles Darwin has met with considerable opposition, notably from religious circles. Although scientific opposition … Continue reading

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