My greatest fascination in this life is with the area of theology known as ‘divine ontology’ – in other words, the nature of God’s being.
Have you ever heard a Christian say, “God placed it on my heart” to do such and such? Let’s take a brief look at what
I’ve always found it interesting that Aristotle believed plants have souls. It’s difficult for me to imagine that there is some part of a plant
In my studies in recent years I’ve focused a great deal of energy and attention on trying to understand the nature of God. This is
I found this diagram really useful in depicting the different ways people see the relationship between God and the universe: In theism, God and the
The problem with claiming God has ‘foreknowledge’ is that it implies all future events are already determined. This would only be the case in a
I often hear Christians speaking of what a miraculous and wonderful thing it is that God chose to enter into His own creation in the
In my book entitled Ultimate Truth: God Beyond Religion I included a chapter called ‘God in Inanimate Objects’ (you can read it here) which argues that
It is possible to view reality as though there are two separate dimensions. The first we will call the God dimension, and the second the
It seems that stress is a part of life for everyone. Yet I believe it needn’t be that way. The universe is sustained and animated
The first thing to make clear is that I have every respect for Christians, Muslims, Jews, Hindus, and people of all faiths and no faith.
Anyone who has read my blog in any depth will recognise that there are two important components to my beliefs about God and the world.
My dear friends, I must first offer you an apology because it has been several weeks since I last posted. I am still in psychiatric
A major idea in the Christian tradition is that human beings live in a ‘fallen’ state. The idea is that, through original sin (which took