NCCS’ Statement On A Self-Radicalised Singaporean ChristianJanuary 28, 2021 | By : Ethos Institute
Science and ChristianityJuly 5, 2021 | By : Dr Roland Chia
This essay is the revised version of a talk I gave at St Andrew’s Cathedral in 2012. In recent years, a group of writers has emerged onto the literary scene with a number of books vehemently criticising religion. These books have topped the best-seller charts and have provoked robust but . . . . Continue Reading »
An Architecture of Peace Pope Francis on Universal FraternityApril 5, 2021 | By : Dr Roland Chia
This essay is the revised version of a talk I gave at the Forum on Fratelli Tutti on 28 February 2021. This Forum was organised by the Catholic Archdiocese of Singapore to mark its bi-centennial. On October 4, 2020, Pope Francis issued Fratelli Tutti in the wake of the unrelenting . . . . Continue Reading »
Biomedical Ethics: A Christian PerspectiveJanuary 4, 2021 | By : Dr Roland Chia
This essay is the revised version of a talk I gave to Muslim scientists and lawyers organised by MUIS in July 2005. Mr Syed Isa Samit, Mufti of Singapore, Mr Haji Mohammed Alami, President of MUIS,vmembers of MUIS, ladies and gentlemen. I bring warm greetings on behalf of the National . . . . Continue Reading »
Christianity and EconomicsSeptember 6, 2021 | By : Gilbert Lok
Economics is all about self-interest, markets, and relentless growth. Christianity is about love, sacrifice, and community. The two have nothing in common—or so the story goes. This article will attempt to very briefly address several misconceptions about economics, and to suggest some areas where engagement between economics and Christian theology . . . . Continue Reading »
Politicising IdentitiesSeptember 20, 2021 | By : ETHOS Institute
‘We made a conscious determination to be multiracial, multi-religious, and that no one would be squatted upon on account of racial or religious beliefs. That commitment to our people will not waver … We should not allow it to waver, and we must update our laws to make sure that . . . . Continue Reading »
TechnopaganismSeptember 6, 2021 | By : Dr Roland Chia
There is a growing body of literature on religion online, the phenomena which takes advantage of the digital age and all its affordances to create religious communities in cyberspace where members ‘congregate’ to take part in religious rituals or activities. Since the arrival of the internet, many such communities have . . . . Continue Reading »
The Warrenton Declaration: A Case of Chronic Trust Deficit?August 27, 2021 | By : Dr Roland Chia
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 production and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines. An important issue that . . . . Continue Reading »
God with usSeptember 6, 2021 | By : Dr Roland Chia
One of the most common Gospel passages that is read in churches across the globe during the season of Advent is Matthew 1. This chapter, located at the beginning of the Gospel of Matthew, describes the circumstances surrounding the conception and birth of the Messiah. In this passage we also . . . . Continue Reading »
Why Creeds and Confessions are Less Important (than Scripture)August 16, 2021 | By : Dr Scott Callaham
Preface to Dr Scott Callaham's article: Dr Scott Callaham's article "Why Creeds and Confessions Are Less Important" was written as a response to Dr Edmund Fong's article "Why Creeds and Confessions Are Important" (https://ethosinstitute.sg/creeds-and-confessions/ ). The sub-editor of the Credo column would like to invite readers to explore a different . . . . Continue Reading »
The Voice of TraditionAugust 2, 2021 | By : Dr Roland Chia
“Soundings” is a series of essays that, like the waves of a sonogram, explore issues in society, culture and the church in light of the Gospel and Christian understanding. In The Future of Evangelical Christianity, Donald Bloesch expressed his anxiety over the perceptible theological immaturity of the evangelical Church. “Modern . . . . Continue Reading »
Videos for ETHOS Conversation 2021: Religion and Politics in Singapore are now up!May 3, 2021 | By : ETHOS Institute
To watch the videos for this event, please go to ethosinstitute.sg/videos or click here. Please click here to read the speech by Mr K Shanmugam, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law.
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