Tag: Belief

Belief in Doctors?

Belief in Doctors?

by John Hayward Dr Richard Scott is appealling against a formal warning from the General Medical Council for suggesting a patient could find solace in Jesus, following a complaint made by the patient’s mother. The GMC’s guidance is clear that doctors should not normally discuss their personal beliefs with patients ‘unless those beliefs are directly […]

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Book Review: Pierced for our transgressions by Steve Jeffery et al

Book Review: Pierced for our transgressions by Steve Jeffery et al

Reviewed by Alan White This is an important new book from IVP, co-authored by Mike Ovey, Steve Jeffery and Andrew Sach. Mike is, of course, a member of the Cambridge Papers Writing Group. In some ways, it’s a shame that the book had to be written. The authors remind us that “the doctrine of penal […]

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A brief theology of time by Paul Mills

A brief theology of time by Paul Mills

  Summary This chapter reviews the biblical witness that God is both transcendent over time and acting within it. Theological challenges to this view, including the development of ‘free-will theism’, have recently been allied to the findings of chaos theory and quantum mechanics. However, the traditional view of God’s relation to time can accommodate these […]

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Word on wealth by Christopher Townsend

Word on wealth by Christopher Townsend

  Living in a materialistic age poses numerous challenges for Christians. Not only is there the challenge to our purse, but the challenge of apparent conflicts which often lie unresolved. How do we balance prudence with generosity? How do we know if wealth is a blessing to be enjoyed or an idol to be avoided? […]

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