Thought Leaders Series: 2018 The writers of the religious texts which form the basis of most known faith traditions were trying to make sense of their world, challenging social norms, and offering a moral vision of how communities, kingdoms and states can function effectively. Some of their ideas are enduring, while others are shortsighted. Therefore, … Continue reading The Task Upon Us
Thought Leaders Series:2018 By way of context, anthropomorphism is the attribution of human traits, emotions, or intentions to non-human entities. A behaviour which psychologists describe as innate to humans. For example, in religion and mythology, anthropomorphism is the perception of a divine being or beings in human form, or the recognition of human qualities in … Continue reading Christian doctrine and Anthromorphism
Thought Leaders Series: 2018 Did they fall from heaven? Were they passed on by Jesus? By way of context let us examine some building blocks. First, systematic theology. This term which sounds like something out of an engineering lab, is a discipline of Christian theology that formulates an orderly, rational, and coherent account of the … Continue reading How did Christian doctrines come about?
Thought Leaders Series: 2018 Following the launch of our TED-Ed Club which kicks of in Sept this year, I received requests for information about Healingsprings fellowship and my background. This podcast is part of a series of interviews with politicians, business leaders, and professionals on their career journey by Group Chair and founder of MiddletonMurray, … Continue reading An interview with Angela Middleton (Group Chair and Founder, MiddletonMurray)
Today @ Healingsprings fellowship Last week I noted that the Book of Exodus is problematic. And that it promotes a sense of entitlement which byproducts include: nationalism, colonialism, slavery, unfair trade, exploitation, genocide, and religious wars. No matter which angle we treat the Text from, we are still faced with these problems. Hence Prior argues … Continue reading A Moral Critique of the Book of Exodus
Thought Leaders Series: 2018 Through much studies and reflection I have come to realise that leaders of most known faith traditions were trying to reshape the minds of their audience in light of the socioeconomic challenges upon them in their era. For example, Jesus was trying to move the Jews away from some of the … Continue reading Lenses
Thought Leaders Series: 2018 Sadly, not many Africans understand that before the intervention from the West and Arabs, Africa had a thriving economy, high culture, backed by sophisticated religious and social institutions. For those of us who see everything West as superior, those who suffer from White Saviour Complex, those that believe that everything African … Continue reading This pain will not kill us, it is building us.