Christian doctrine and Anthromorphism

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

Christian doctrines

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 There are three major areas in Christianity: God (a large part of our understanding of this concept emerges from the Text we commonly refer to as the Old Testament), Jesus (sources include the Gospels and writings, mostly in the Texts we commonly refer to as the New Testament), and the Doctrines … Continue reading Christian doctrines

Lenses

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

Today’s Seminar

In his seminal work, Scholarship Reconsidered: Priorities of the Professoriate, Boyer argues for a holistic model to scholarship. A concept he describes as the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). For Boyer, scholarship should encompass: the scholarship of discovery (research); the scholarship of integration (multidisciplinary work); the scholarship of application (reflective practice); and the scholarship … Continue reading Today’s Seminar

On the Problem of the Infallibility of the Bible, and a Way Forward

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 This short essay aims to highlight the challenges of the notion of infallibility and conclude with recommendations on how we can use faith as a platform to engage, challenge, build and transform the psyche of people in the 21st century. The text we know today as the Bible is a library … Continue reading On the Problem of the Infallibility of the Bible, and a Way Forward