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Convicted Civility

A refrain often heard in our world plagued with unceasing conflict is “let’s agree to disagree”. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, to agree to disagree is to decide “not to argue anymore about the difference in opinion”. It is a

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Overturned

On 24 June 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States, in a 5-4 decision, overturned Roe v Wade, the landmark ruling of 1973 that established the constitutional right to abortion. This means that individual states are able to once

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The Warrenton Declaration: A Case of Chronic Trust Deficit?

The coronavirus pandemic, which has ravaged the world for twenty months, has brought a number of profound theological and ethical issues to the surface. These issues range from the question of the sovereignty of God to ethical questions regarding the

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Convicted Civility

A refrain often heard in our world plagued with unceasing conflict is “let’s agree to disagree”. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, to agree to disagree is to decide “not to argue anymore about the difference in opinion”. It is a

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Heidegger and Technology

In his perceptive book entitled The Fourth Industrial Revolution, Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum describes the times in which we live thus: Of the many diverse and fascinating challenges we face today, the most

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Should I Follow the Truth Wherever It Leads?

Author: Rev Dr Lewis Winkler I often hear the phrase in academic circles, “You must follow the truth wherever it leads.” There’s an important kernel of wisdom here since too many live as though they do not want anyone to

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Truth and Freedom

Author: Dr Roland Chia One of the freedoms that Western democratic societies cherish and are determined to defend is the freedom of speech or expression. Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights articulates the right to the freedom

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Can We Legislate Morality? Some Contemporary Reflections

Author: Professor Kwaf Kai-Man In the 1960s, a famous debate between Lord Patrick Devlin, a judge, and H. L. A. Hart, a law professor, happened over the issue of the legal enforcement of morality. While Devlin argued for the in-principle