Before ‘Big Bang’

THE SCHOLARLY SEARCH for Jesus of Nazareth can be likened to a cosmologist’s quest for the origins of the universe. Billions of years ago, an high-temperature explosion of super-dense matter occurred, the so-called ‘Big Bang’, giving rise to all that exists. The enormity of this split-second wonder makes investigation into

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Artistry of Faith: Embracing Wisdom

THEOLOGY as a discipline is not a Christian innovation.  We know that there were Jewish theologians in first century Palestine, principally exegetes of Torah (Genesis – Deuteronomy).  And although the body of rabbinic interpretative literature we possess comes from the second century and beyond (eg Mishnah, Talmud and Midrash), in

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