Theology

Another essay.… authoritatively!

Tomorrow I will be hand­ing up this paper, which ends the essay phase of the semes­ter. Throughout i have writ­ten well over 20,000 words (and hand­ed up 13,000 or so) in four papers across about 6 weeks. There is a sig­nif­i­cant part of me that thor­ough­ly enjoyed the whole process.…

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Being Thankful…

Today in chapel we had the priv­i­lege of hear­ing from Peter Brain, the recent­ly retired Archbishop of Armidale, speak­ing on the top­ic of thank­ful­ness. His brief mes­sage struck a chord with me, espe­cial­ly with the degree to which our soci­ety and cul­ture is some­what less than thank­ful for the things…

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Words with friends.… how do we use language?

This blog post is prob­a­bly one of the more the­o­log­i­cal­ly ori­ent­ed posts that will inter­sperse this blog, when I get a chance to think and write, and in this case it comes while im sit­ting on a plane between Melbourne and Singapore. It stems from a twit­ter dis­cus­sion that I…

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Another essay completed

Another essay, anoth­er Wordle. This time I was writ­ing an essay on Edwards’ idea of the Trinity, which is far more expan­sive in top­ic and depth than the 12 pages of orig­i­nal work which Edwards’ Doctrine on the Trinity would sug­gest. Really enjoyed the oppor­tu­ni­ty to dig deep into Edwards’…

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Essay Completion!

Essays are won­der­ful things, an oppor­tu­ni­ty to be able to research a top­ic, assess the research and com­men­taries, and final­ly syn­the­sise your own opin­ion. In my case I have just fin­ished a major essay exeget­ing John 14:1–6, from a dis­course analy­sis per­spec­tive (non tra­di­tion­al though). Soon ill be writ­ing up…

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