Posts by David Booth (Page 3)

The Day The Devil Wept

The day the Devil Wept By Peter Green*In his recent book he shares the inspiring 25-year history of the Durham-Lesotho LINK which, through the active exercise of the Christian faith, has brought together two communities and cultures separated by more than 6,000 miles. The numerous development projects undertaken are described from inception through to completion and how the  cooperation of secular and…

The faiths of British academics

Christian theology is “the laughing stock of the arts faculty” In English universities. This is said to be the result of institutional secularism, to which an answer would be the founding of church-run universities in the UK.  Doubt has been expressed though that British universities are in themselves anti-Christian or against religion.  For example, many…

Thoughts on: Christian Higher Education: Another Jewel in Another Crown?

Thoughts on: Christian Higher Education:  Another Jewel in Another Crown? (Cooling, July 2019) Trevor and I share the concept of creating the equivalent of one or Christ[ian]-inspired undergraduate-teaching institution in the UK (and nowadays UK-led on the ‘net!) based on published peer-reviewed academic scholarship by intra- and inter-university, theological college, and research institute teams of Christian academics, discipline…

Unity in diversity of the human soul: a hard scientific look

The brief peer-reviewed publication reproduced below in draft form is offered as an example both of Christian apologetics (albeit of a covert sort) and also of C-A-N-’s programme of ‘Shaping Our Disciplines.’ The Scriptures that are shared by Judaism with Christianity and Islam teach that each human individual (‘soul’) is – using contemporary scholarly terminology…