I have just heard that Rev Dr Anthony Meredith SJ has died. As well as being a Catholic priest he was a distinguished patristics scholar at Oxford and London universities and he received me into the Roman Catholic Church when… Read More ›


I have just heard the sad news that the great Jimmy Dunn has passed away! He was one the world’s greatest New Testament scholars and taught me more about the Bible (and especially Christology) than anyone else. A great loss! Just… Read More ›

Death is liberating.

Death is liberating. Imagine closing your eyes to this defective Dunya.. For ever. An eternal goodbye to what has been your home for maybe 70 years or so. Just make sure to fix your akhira before that goodbye —… Read More ›