Tag Archives: travel

The Curiosity Index (11.09.2017)

Was Jesus internationally famous in his own lifetime? Colin Green once again gets to the truth of things. So why do so some people nowadays expect to find evidence of Jesus surviving from his own lifetime painting him as a much admired miracle-working figure, and

The Curiosity Index (05.09.2017)

Why you should read more about religion I suspect that most of the people reading this blog don’t need convincing on this but here’s why someone who doesn’t believe (Tyler Cowen) thinks religion is important. Flying spaghetti monsters and the quest for religious authenticity As

The Curiosity Index (16.06.2017)

Six attitudes that kill evangelism in the church 1,2 & 5 are the ones I’ve heard the most Three lessons I’ve learned about not being a natural evangelist. So here’s a good counter from Chris Green The decline of Christendom Nothing speaks more powerfully of the

The Curiosity Index (14.06.2017)

So it’s been really busy, what can I say? But back by popular demand (well, I still want to do it)… Nephilim, Anakim, and Why We Care Andrew Wilson on top form showing that a) Bible-believing Christians can believe some pretty weird stuff b) it

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Stockholm

Is where me and the family are flying to today. We’ll be there or thereabouts for a week on holiday. No laptop, no blogging or time wasting computer games. Mobile switched off except for emergencies when we can’t find our friends and then I’ll switch

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Book Review: A Piano in the Pyrenees

I’ve been meaning to review this one for a couple of weeks now. Tony Hawks has made the most of his varied career as an entertainer it seems from writing about it. I’ve certainly laughed now through three of them. Hawks specialises in weird travel,

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Building a memorial

I’ve never thought f building a memorial, not sure who or what I’d build one to but in the centre of Karachi is the Mazar-e-Quaid, the tomb of Muhammed Ali Jinnah, the founder of the nation of Pakistan. It’s a national monument and a symbol