‘Wake up, O sleeper…’

We need to wake up. The tragedy of Meriam Ibrahim, a woman sentenced to hang for marrying a Christian, has brought into sharp focus the full extent of religious persecution worldwide. The Times reported two weeks ago that 100,000 Christians are martyred every year – more than at any other time in history. A secret, … Continue reading ‘Wake up, O sleeper…’

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Our Habit of Forgetfulness…

‘This course is called the ‘transformation of the ancient world,” the lecturer pronounced, ‘because that world was ancient. Life was totally different to the modern day. You and I struggle to imagine an era before the agricultural revolution. What it meant was that a considerable body of people were needed to provide for the few. … Continue reading Our Habit of Forgetfulness…