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NCCS Statement

NCCS’ Statement On A Self-Radicalised Singaporean Christian


Science and Christianity

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 Fraternity

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 Perspective

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 »


A Message from the Book of Revelation

The last book of the Bible is commonly known in English as the “book of Revelation” or in the Greek Bible as the “Apocalyse of John”. However, the original title was its opening line “The revelation of Jesus Christ” (1:1), which, in fact, more accurately describes the content that follows . . . . Continue Reading »


Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life (ETI): Some Theological Reflections

In 2015, I wrote a brief article for this website which examines what might be the implications for Christians should there be conclusive evidence that extraterrestrial intelligent life (ETI) does exist in our vast universe. The recent report issued by the Pentagon about its investigations into numerous sightings of Unidentified . . . . Continue Reading »


The Original Infection

The Covid-19 pandemic is still raging around the world, causing loss of life and livelihood. Since the infectious disease appeared and threatened almost every country in the world, measures were taken to limit its spread by introducing social distancing, face masks, frequent handwashing, and quarantining. Thankfully, these measures have helped . . . . Continue Reading »


Videos for ETHOS Conversation 2021: Religion and Politics in Singapore are now up!

To watch the videos for this event, please go to 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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The speaker shows his wealth of learning and experience that is really beneficial.

Participant of ‘’Trinitarian Ethics: Implications for Christian Formation’’ lecture.

Very well and needfully stated, Dr Leow (Theng Huat). Exactly the very same concern I have deep in me.    

Reader of ‘’Inter-Religious Dialogue: Compromise of Faith or Expression of Conviction?’’

... your writings and works have built up many aspects of my interior foundation as relating to God’s words and also the meaning of being a Christian.

Ethos reader

The article “Divine Genocide” is extremely helpful and insightful to aid me in my understanding regarding Joshua 's 'brutal' military actions against the Canaanites - in relation to the 'occasional' and 'general' command. Something I will share with my cell members tomorrow evening.

Ethos reader

Very interesting topics and relevant issues in today’s generation.

Excellent overview of ideas and views from all sides of the debate.

- Participant of “Science and the Christian Faith” Conference.