The Image of the Invisible God

September 2016 CREDO The most unique and radical claim of the Christian Faith is not that God has revealed himself, but that he has done so by becoming a human being. The incarnation is the most central truth of the Christian Faith. The eternal Son of God took up...

Interrogating Multiculturalism

July 2016 Pulse In June 2011, I wrote an article for The Straits Times on multiculturalism in Singapore at the invitation of the The United Nations Alliance of Civilisation. In the article, I argued that the Government’s approach has succeeded in fostering social...

What is Theology?

July 2016 CREDO In the ‘Preface’ of his famous work, the Proslogion (English: Discourse on the Existence of God) published in 1078, the medieval theologian Anselm of Canterbury announces its main theme as ‘faith seeking understanding’ (Latin: fides quaerens...

Satire and Responsible Journalism

July 2016 Pulse In 2011, Charlie Hebdo (CH) published a cover cartoon featuring three rolls of toilet paper, each labelled ‘Bible’, ‘Koran’ and ‘Torah’. In case the message is missed, the cartoon is accompanied by the headline ‘In the toilet, all the religions’...