Memory

I have been a fan of Professor Elizabeth Loftus’ work for many years, so I am pleased to see her getting a hearing in the press at last. From the Australian ABC news site: When an eyewitness gives evidence in a trial, how much faith should we place in their testimony? At first brush the …

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The Cruciality of the Cross

A little article for our church newsletter: Why do some Christians make the sign of the cross? Many of the saints of the early Church talk about this practice. Here are quotes from just a few. St Ephraim the Syrian: Go not forth from the door of thy house till thou hast signed the cross. …

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Why Does the Mainstream Media Protect Muslim Terrorists?

I am glad the muslim terrorist attack in Nairobi was so widely reported, even though the real horror of what happened was underplayed – the torture and mutilation of children, for example. Perhaps this signals a change of heart in the mainstream media, and a willingness to acknowledge at last the reality of widespread jihadist …

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