Poverty and Privilege

Walking the Camino is a privilege.  We often use such words flippantly, even if we are showing gratitude, but what does it really mean for something to be a privilege?  For the last five weeks I've been working this through my head.  I am someone who has, at least in relative terms, known both sides... Continue Reading →

Comparing Engels to Hitler is Capitalist Hypocrisy

Being a writer of the more sporadic variety, it can often take something considerable to force me to get typing.  Sometimes however, a subject arises which probably doesn’t fall into that category, but simply requires a response.  Such is the case with Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan’s article about the artist Phil Collins' recent unveiling of... Continue Reading →

Short Thoughts on the General Election

In their pastoral letter released prior to the 2015 general election, the Church of England’s bishops attempt to offer guidance to Anglicans as they prepare to vote.  ‘Who is my Neighbour?’, they ask, just as the lawyer in Luke 10:25-37 does.  Having correctly answered that the law requires him to love God and love his... Continue Reading →

Trump, Brexit, and Change

It's been a few days since Donald Trump was elected the next president of the United States. There's been so much written and spoken about this already that I really didn't feel like I could or should contribute, however a video by Russell Brand really got me thinking through all of this, and I wanted to draw... Continue Reading →

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