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Why I believe in God (3): his footprints in creation

It is not on the physical universe only that the Creator left his footprints.  He has also left them on the story of the human race.  He is not, as... Read more about 'Why I believe in God (3): his footprints in creation'...

What's theology about?

Theology, in a nutshell, is about putting people in a position where they can speak a word about God; and since almost everyone has something to say about God, almost... Read more about 'What's theology about?'...

Why I believe in God (2): the bankruptcy of the alternatives

As I mentioned in my last posting, Saint Paul’s statement that every human being is by nature aware of God’s eternal power and godhead is an entirely apt description of... Read more about 'Why I believe in God (2): the bankruptcy of the alternatives'...

Why I believe in God (1): a sense of deity

All my life I’ve believed in God.  That may sound like a dangerous admission.  Does it not immediately confirm the suspicion that religious belief is a matter of historical accident:... Read more about 'Why I believe in God (1): a sense of deity'...

The Greatness of God: a meditation

This is the substance of a talk given at the Scottish Evangelical Society Annual Conference in Glasgow, 21st – 22nd March, 2018.  Read more about 'The Greatness of God: a meditation '...

The world of religions: a book review

A review of  A Trinitarian Theology of Religions, by Gerald R. McDermott and Harold A. Netland (Oxford University Press. 331 pages.  No price.  ISBN 978-0-19-975183-9). Read more about 'The world of religions: a book review'...

Of a free Parliament and free General Assemblies

Great to see the decision of our Scottish Supreme Court upheld by the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, but it ought not to have come as a surprise.  Read more about 'Of a free Parliament and free General Assemblies'...

Hugh Miller and the Disruption

First of all, a brief comment on the word "Disruption".  It is often taken to mean a disruption of the Church itself, but that is not how it was seen... Read more about 'Hugh Miller and the Disruption '...

Brexit: a test-piece

This is a test-piece with no further object than to see whether this website still works; and since the United Kingdom already possesses 60 million experts on the subject of... Read more about 'Brexit: a test-piece'...

Is the Free Church an 'non-cessationist' body?

It’s probably fair to say that the Free Church is no longer a self-consciously Reformed church.  Instead, it sees itself as part of world-wide Evangelicalism, and the discipleship of its... Read more about 'Is the Free Church an 'non-cessationist' body?'...

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