Theology

What (or Who) We Talk About When We Talk About God

When I glibly thought "I know, we'll spend an evening talking about God!" I hadn't really quite reckoned with what a complex topic it is. I blame CPE brain. So it was a bit of a dense evening, but makes some basic theological and philosophical points that could usefully be made before talking much about God at all. And it drew out some good questions, which we will use for future evenigs. So, on the whole, it was a good evening. 

 

The Creation of Adam, by Michelangelo

What Is The Gospel?

A week or so ago at vicar school we were asked to summarize the gospel in a sentence. I thought this was such an interesting exercise that I decided to inflict it on Cafechurch people.

It's hard to explain something as simple as soccer in a few minutes. How much harder to summarize the Gospel! In this presentation we watch a cool dude with a traditional message, and then think about the pros and cons of both his presentation, and the theology underlying it.

Philosophy, Story or Stomething Else

This slideshow is part of our journey of trying to understand what it means to be a Christian in our culture. We start here with the Enlightenment, and explore a little bit about its history and continuing significance. It also looks a bit at some of the limitations of the ideas, and concludes with C.S. Lewis's famous idea about Christianity as true myth.

A medieval bridge on the Camino de Santiago in Spain
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