The big lie.

  I despise White Ribbon New Zealand with a passion. They lie. They imply that violence is a male problem. There is a tiny, wee problem with that. It is a lie. It is not true. I am interested in violence -- professionally it is one of my research interests, as my second training is … Continue reading The big lie.

In praise of shame.

This is one of those passages that troubles our theology. In part because we do not think it through, and in part because there is a tension between being saved by grace and grace alone and being accountable. To say that we are not accountable because we are saved is to be against the law. … Continue reading In praise of shame.