NCCS’ Response to Minister K. Shanmugam’s parliamentary speech on the Court of Appeal Ruling on Repeal of Section 377AMarch 4, 2022 | By : ETHOS Institute
3 March 2022 NCCS’ Response to Minister K. Shanmugam’s parliamentary speech on the Court of Appeal Ruling on Repeal of Section 377A (more…)
Neuroscience and EthicsApril 4, 2022 | By : Dr Roland Chia
This paper was written by Roland Chia on behalf of the National Council of Churches of Singapore in response to the consultation paper published by the Bioethics Advisory Committee entitled ‘Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Neuroscience Research’ on 9 January 2013. The National Council of Churches would like to . . . . Continue Reading »
A Different Gospel: A Critique of the Prosperity GospelJanuary 3, 2022 | By : Dr Roland Chia
This essay is a slightly revised version of a talk that I gave at St Andrew’s Cathedral in 2010. People who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge men into ruin and destruction. For the love of money . . . . Continue Reading »
Towards a More Coherent Faith FormationJune 6, 2022 | By : Mr Adriel Yeo
The findings of a recent Ethos Institute survey titled “On Christian’s Attitudes Towards LGBT” reveal that even though a large majority of Christians did not agree with the legalization of same sex marriage, both young adults and youths were “more open to the idea of legalizing same-sex marriage”. The report . . . . Continue Reading »
The Other WarJune 20, 2022 | By : Dr Roland Chia
On 25 February 2022, the day after Russia invaded Ukraine, a video footage of a Ukrainian pilot, known only as the ‘Ghost of Kyiv’, single-handedly shooting down six Russian planes went viral on social media. This video had two million views in less than three weeks after it was posted. . . . . Continue Reading »
Future Warfare and the Battle for EthicsJune 8, 2022 | By : Dr Roland Chia
‘The Fourth Industrial Revolution’ writes Bernard Marr in an article published on the Forbes website, ‘describes exponential changes to the way we live, work and relate to one another due to the adoption of cyber-physical systems of the Internet of Things and the Internet of Systems.’ ‘This revolution’, he adds, . . . . Continue Reading »
‘Christian’ Distortions of Daily WorkMay 16, 2022 | By : Dr Roland Chia
In the past two decades, a number of important books on the nature and meaning of work from the Christian perspective have been published. These books have been enormously helpful in clarifying the Christian understanding of human work in relation to calling, vocation and stewardship. However, the habits of mind . . . . Continue Reading »
We Need No Permission to DanceJune 20, 2022 | By : Dr Kris Chong
“Permission to Dance” (PTD) is a song by the South Korean boyband and global sensation, Bangtan Boys, otherwise known as BTS. Released in July 2021, the song held the number one spot for seven consecutive weeks on US Billboard’s Hot 100. Additionally, BTS performed the song live after their speech . . . . Continue Reading »
In the Shadow of the PandemicJune 6, 2022 | By : Dr Roland Chia
In a media release in December 2018, the Institute of Mental Health reported that one in seven people in Singapore has experienced a mental disorder in their lifetime. This situation is exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, especially with the recent resurgence of community cases following a lull for a few . . . . Continue Reading »
Kintsugi (金継ぎ), Suffering, and HopeMay 16, 2022 | By : Preacher Png Eng Keat
Kintsugi (金継ぎ) literally means “golden joinery,” and it is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery. It involves the mending of breakage with urushi lacquer. However, instead of concealing the breakage, it seeks to reveal and highlight it through the gilding of mended seams with pure gold. Not only does . . . . Continue Reading »
Videos for ETHOS Annual Conference 2021: The Triune God are now up!October 26, 2021 | By : ETHOS Institute
To watch the videos for this event, please go to ethosinstitute.sg/videos or click here!
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