Cave time


Chris Sinkinson with the grandson of Kando, the dealer who brought the Dead Sea Scrolls to light, and one of the few original Dead Sea Scroll jars.

 

February 2017 saw the announcement across all news media of the discovery of a new Dead Sea Scrolls cave…

Polarised society


The election of Trump and Brexit are seen as part of a conservative (small c) backlash against multi-culturalism and the moves towards globalism of recent years. ‘The world has changed’, we are told.

The forgotten art of listening


photo: iStock

 

As I write, the signs look ominous for much of our world…

Forgiveness was new to us, but not to our language


 

Today, 95% of the Umanakaina people follow Jesus.

#LoveTrumpsHate


What or who sets our moral compass? | photo: iStock

What or who sets our moral compass? | photo: iStock

 

It shook thousands of people out of their homes and onto the streets in protest.

Indiana Jones and the chapel of rest


…As they disappear from the library Dr Jones shouts back to the students something that has always stuck with me: ‘If you want to be a good archaeologist you’ve got to get out of the library!’…

Saving Martin Luther


Martin Luther and his wife Katherina Von Bora by the artist Cranach

Martin Luther and his wife Katherina Von Bora by the artist Cranach

 

Nearly 30 years ago an extremely learned theologian and scholar wrote this:…