Thinking Makes It So – Ulster Protestants and the symbols of 1916
IN 1916, a young psychologist called Kurt Koffka was working for the German government. Later, he told this story:
On a winter evening, in...
Patrick Pearse and the 1916 Rising: Discerning the Spirit
ANY ASSESSMENT of history is an act of interpretation. Interpretation is not an easy task. If we are to do it justice it not only...
The wisdom of Walter Wink – prophet of non-violence
ON MAY 10TH 2012, the world lost a great biblical scholar, theologian, and activist in Walter Wink to “complications of dementia”. His influence on social...
The Refugee Crisis: will the Church give, act and speak out?
DURING ELECTION campaigns, vox pops capturing the concerns of people from around the country are broadcast daily on the radio. I fond myself wondering...
The Marriage Debate: A Reflection
THE FAILURE of the Church to make any coherent and useful contribution to the recent debate on same-gender marriage led to it being side-lined. It...
Simon J Lumby
Under African skies: inspiration and uncertainties at ACC-16
BY INVITATION of the Province of Central Africa the sixteenth session of the Anglican Consultative Council convened in the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Lusaka,...
Mission link with the diocese of Jerusalem
THE DUBLIN and Glendalough Council for Mission is a small committee which aims to do a small number of things and to do them well....