Judaism and Christianity both use the family terms of “husband” and “wife” and/or "groom" and "bride" as symbolic representations of theological concepts. If these labels are interpreted literally, scriptural writings can appear confusing (and sometimes grotesque). Read allegorically, they reveal a whole new dimension of meaning. Jewish Husband and Wife - Theologically Speaking The Jews... Continue Reading →
Dear Australians #2.3: Let’s Talk About Sex …
Issues relating to sexual orientation and gender identity emerged from the Religious Discrimination bill as two distinct items. But first, let's start with the basics so as we're all on the same page. Sex Sex refers to a person's gender, male or female. The distinguishing features are genitalia; a male has a phallus and the... Continue Reading →
What most Christians don’t know: Christian Faith is Based on Jewish Blood Magic (Extended version)
Christianity is the most popular religion around the world. It is practiced by approximately 30% of the population yet, surprisingly, many of its devotees are not aware of some of its most basic premises. Lack of knowledge about one's religion means blind faith, which can lead one down the proverbial garden path. In this discussion I am exploring the Christian faith from the perspective of it being a religion based upon the principles of Jewish blood magic.
Interpreting The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse In A Historical Context
Ever since the first century, there have been individuals who proclaim the apocalypse is just around the corner. In today’s environment of Covid-19, natural disasters, nuclear weapon technology, and financial hardships, there is no shortage of doomsday leaders who believe the real time of the tribulation is now. But what if they are all wrong? What if the symbology used by John the Elder has been taken literally when it should be metaphorical? In this blog I explore a possible interpretation that takes into account how the symbolism can be read in a historical context.
Theology of Early Christianity as described by Justin Martyr: Was he deliberately harmonising Jewish and Ancient Greek philosophy?
As Early Christianity evolved it was dependant upon symbols and influences from other faiths and cultures. In this blog I specifically look at Jewish and Greek philosophy and how one the most renown Church Father's harmonised these ideas.