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Why is this happening to me?

Wednesday, 29 May 2019
 | John Kidson

How do we answer the question: ‘Why do we suffer?’ Is there even a correct question? And does the answer change if we have terminal cancer? God doesn't want us to suffer, but suffering allows him to work out his good plan in our lives.

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Book Review: Romans Disarmed: Resisting Empire, Demanding Justice

Tuesday, 28 May 2019
 | John McKinnon

What if the Book of Romans, rather than a timeless systematic theology, is really a pastoral letter to those living at the heart of the Roman Empire that seeks to disarm the violence of that first-century power?

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Link Highlights | April 2019

Tuesday, 7 May 2019
 | Ethos editor

Highlights of links to online news and opinion pieces from April 2019

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Book Review: The Qur’an and its Biblical Reflexes – investigations into the genesis of a religion

Tuesday, 7 May 2019
 | Ian Hore-Lacy

How does the Qur’an relate to the Bible? Is there any real substance in the similarities between the two? Mark Durie argues that, though the Qur’an was clearly influenced by Judaism and Christianity, it embodies a new, distinctive theology.

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Link Highlights | March 2019

Monday, 18 March 2019
 | Ethos editor

Highlights of links to online news and opinion pieces from March 2019

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Link Highlights | February 2019

Monday, 4 March 2019
 | Ethos editor

Highlights of links to online news and opinion pieces from February 2019

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Link Highlights | January 2019

Tuesday, 5 February 2019
 | Ethos editor

Highlights of links to online news and opinion pieces from January 2019

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Book Review: A Resilient Life

Tuesday, 5 February 2019
 | Rex Dale

How do we finish life’s race with intentionality and grace, strength and focus? Gordon MacDonald writes about the temptation to quit and the habits of heart and mind that can build resilience in the Christian life.

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Link Highlights | November-December 2018

Saturday, 29 December 2018
 | Ethos editor

Highlights of links to online news and opinion pieces from November and December 2018.

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After the News

Tuesday, 25 December 2018
 | John Kidson

With butterflies in her stomach but a steadfast and simple faith, Mary shares her big news with her cousin, Elizabeth.

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