Monday, April 06, 2009

The Archbishop of York - The Sunday Times Literary Festival

The Archbishop of York - The Sunday Times Literary Festival: "But paradoxically, though the English might quite like the description of being self-made, and might in fact privately think they'd done a pretty good job, they would be the last to say so publicly. They would be much more likely to say – 'Well, I may be self-made, but I've made a bit of a botch of it, as you can see.' For alongside the arrogance which many people see in the English, there is also a much stronger characteristic of self-deprecation."

Sunday, April 05, 2009

Theo Geek: The Atonement again

Theo Geek: The Atonement again: "What Christians have not agreed on over the centuries is what precisely Christ accomplished, or how, or why. Here are some of the views that have been held, with approximate dates as to when they were invented and popular:"