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Bleak Theology: Hopeful Science

The van of peace and the disavowed Christian.

Yesterday I was having a chat with the local iwi medical research centre, run by the university. I am working on various research protocols, and the issue that concerns me clinically and research wise occurs disproportionately among the alienated, males, and the Maori, our indigenous population. Who are more likely, like NZ Europeans, to have […]

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Rejoice. Our enemies are stupid.

Shot: This is why I am switching Television Three off and avoiding their radio stations: MediaWords runs both. This is their political correspondent, Tova O’Brien, going at Israel Folau because he was hurtful and does not accept what she calls loving. She also misses the point. Israel Folau is Australian. He was born there, he […]

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Boycott Newshub.

The local media will not let Isreal Folau go unpunished. It was discussed in Church on Sunday (visiting, and the worship team did not nail it home: did not name him, did not ask for us to pray for him, but they did say that the anti Christian bigots were having a field day). I […]

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Sunday Sonnet

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Not all Elizabethan high nobles were tramps, but Sydney fell in love with one. Anne Locke, though noble, was cut from a different cloth. The Scots did take their reformation seriously, and to believe in the reformed faith was, under the French alliance with the Catholic Stuarts, at times treason. He good friend John Knox […]

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