14 Oct 2021 | Author: Dr Peter Hooton | Theme: Leadership and institutions; Public theology and ethics
Review of: How to Have an Enemy: Righteous Anger and the Work of Peace, by Melissa Florer-Bixler. At least in the English-speaking world, the Christian churches are undergoing a series of rolling internal conflicts over their responses to structural racism, white Christian nationalism, welcoming LBQTI people, and sexual abuse. Most of these are being managed very poorly, with perceived enemies within the church, let alone outside it, multiplying on every hand. Practicing enemy love within the church seems a good, indeed necessary (if largely neglected) response.
07 Oct 2021 | Author: Satendra Nandan | Theme: Civil society and politics; Public theology and ethics
Gandhi set standards of conduct, personal and political, by which we continue to measure others in our complex COVID-infected, climate-challenged universe.
22 Jul 2021 | Author: Dr Carlos A. Raimondo | Theme: Leadership and institutions; Public theology and ethics
A commentary from Dr Carlos A. Raimondo on Leadership, Pastoral Care and Ethics, with an invitation to the reader to reflect on the type of leader they would like to be through contemplation on a gospel story, with snippets of neuroscience within the text, in indented paragraphs closing with applications on pastoral care. This is long version of the article featured in Engage 7.
08 Apr 2021 | Author: John Moses | Theme: Public theology and ethics; Public theology and ethics
The current great power stand-off between China and the USA that has resulted from Chinese expansionist aims in the South China Sea and the threat to absorb Taiwan has little to do with the ideology of Marxism-Leninism-Maoism but rather more to do with the perceived need to expand Chinese power and economic-cultural influence throughout the world.
25 Mar 2021 | Author: Satendra Nandan | Theme: Civil society and politics; Indigenous reconciliation
A modern nation with so much diversity today should really be a light in the Asia-Pacific but its inner self- respect and self-awareness seem still scarred by, and scared of, its original sin as a penal colony.