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Thoughts on Druidry

Mar 20th, 2018 | By

A somewhat meandering trip through ideas on druid philosophy on the nature of life, self, and how we interact –  

Faith and accountability

Feb 15th, 2018 | By

Tomorrow we have a Religious Studies conference at the university and, as well as organising the event, I am contributing towards it with a lecture reflecting on the relationship between spiritual beliefs and personal accountability for spreading those beliefs to other people (my focus here is on healing-related beliefs, but the same general ideas could

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Druid theodicy

Jan 27th, 2018 | By

One of the modules I lecture in for the Religious Studies degree is on theodicy and how a selection of world religions seek to account for two big issues – why do the seemingly innocent suffer in the kinds of situations that can randomly best anyone (disease, natural disasters etc.); and why do some people

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