Sunday Readings for 25 April 2010

Easter 4 – Year C Acts 9.36-43         Revelation 7.9-17           John 10.22-30 The ministry of the apostles during the early days of the Church is marked by many miraculous events, in which the authority given to them by Jesus to heal the sick is demonstrated, sometimes quite dramatically, as in the account of the raising of […]

Against Atheism

Against Atheism

Ian S Markham Wiley-Blackwell, pb, £14.99 Christians are familiar with the concept of felix culpa. Originally applied to Adam’s fall, which on one interpretation led to the incarnation and so produced something good, the idea is capable of a much wider range of application. It could, for example, be applied to what has been called […]

2012 predicts the end of the world

2012 predicts the end of the world

Cert 12/152 mins Building on an ancient Mayan prophecy that the world will end in 2012, this disaster movie leaves no stone unturned as special effects are employed to put the icing on the cake for director Roland Emmerich. Of course he has been here before, when he directed Independence Day, but here the enemy […]