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Editorial of the December 2017-February 2018 issue

This issue was published in December, 2017. You can receive the PDF by purchasing an E-Subscription today. Thirteen point eight billion years after its birth, our Universe has awoken and become aware of itself. This thought from a recent book (Max Tegmark, Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, Penguin, 2017) echoes […]

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Revelation 22

I am the Alpha and the Omega, world origin and world fulfillment, the first and the last. (Rev 22,3) When is the end-time? At the time of the founding of The Christian Community this was a topic of debate among theologians: did Jesus preach an imminent end of days, or is it still to come? […]

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The seed has been sown

I am the A and the O, the beginning and the end, the first and the last. (Rev 22,3) When does the fulfillment of time take place? At the time of the founding of The Christian Community this was a topic of debate among theologians: has the end time started, or is it still to […]

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E-Subscriptions

We have decided to try out e-subscriptions to Perspectives. It is very expensive to send printed matter by post, and it hasn’t proved possible to print copies locally. We remain very grateful to Melissa Kay, who handles payments in the USA, and Elisabeth Heybrook, who does the same in New Zealand. We hope that some […]

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Editorial for December 2017 to February 2018

Thirteen point eight billion years after its birth, our Universe has awoken and become aware of itself. This thought from a recent book (Max Tegmark, Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, Penguin, 2017) echoes Hegel’s insight: the world-spirit bestows being on the universe, pours itself out in creation, and awakens to […]

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The Reformation

Editorial On 31st October, 1517, Martin Luther posted his 95 theses on the door of All Saints Church in Wittenberg, by which he opened the floodgates for the many new religious movements which came to be known as the Reformation. This transformed the theological, ecclesiastical and social landscape of Europe in the decades and centuries […]

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Christian Leadership

Editorial of the forthcoming issue of Perspectives, June-August 2016 Questions of leadership loom large in today’s world. As political tides ebb and flow, we can notice that the values that we find in the Bible and in the Act of Consecration have their roots somewhere other than the fashions of the time. In the Gospel […]

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I am the vine, you are the branches. (John 15:5)

What is the Christian Church? In the year of the commemoration of 400 years since the Reformation , this question has a special relevance, since the theology of the church gave rise to some of the most serious struggles of the Reformation. Is the church the assembly of those who are called, those who are […]

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Finding balance

Go, and sin no more! (John 8:11) How can walk through life without sin? Walking means losing balance, first to one side and then to the other. It is the same with morality — if we only wanted to do the right thing, we would never do anything. To take initiative means to fall into […]

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