• Articles

  • Human (Im)Perfection: Jewish Views on Christianity and Islam

    Rabbi Allen Maller 6 October 2017

    Although basic religious values are eternal; religious communities are affected by a world that has increasingly changed over the last… read more

  • Does the Roman Empire hold the key to understanding the book of Revelation?

    Tyler Lorraine Higgins 6 October 2017

    “There I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast that was covered with blasphemous names and had seven heads… read more

  • Theodicy Revisited

    Stephen Graham 6 December 2016

    In my previous article (see Issue 13 of On Religion) I discussed one version of the problem of evil and… read more

  • Hobbes, Rousseau and the Social Contract

    Polina Simakova / Agrippina Domanski 6 December 2016

    The Social Contract theory has evolved over the centuries, but its origins can be traced back to the Old Testament… read more

  • The Drama of Evil

    Stephen Graham 10 August 2016

    Stephen Graham explores the perennial question of evil, and provides a Christian response to theodicy. Amongst the various arguments against… read more

  • Good and Evil – a theological journey

    Rabbi Allen Maller 12 July 2016

    All carnivores eat their food raw; with one exception. Out of several million species alive today on this planet, Homo… read more

  • The Gay Rights Movement: A Jewish Perspective

    Jonathan Milevsky 5 May 2015

    In her Revelations of Divine Love, Julian of Norwich writes that God arranges that even sin will “turn out for… read more

  • Rene Girard

    Deciphering Girard

    Keith Hebden 28 April 2014

    René Girard is one of the most influential thinkers of the modern era, known most notably for his theories on… read more