Religion, Public Discourse and the Common Good

November 2016 Pulse Without doubt, one of the most important – if highly contentious – ideas in political and social philosophy today is that of the common good. Although the idea is once again in vogue in recent public and academic discourse, its origins can be...

Vestiges of the Divine

November 2016 CREDO ‘The world is charged with the grandeur of God’, declares the Catholic poet Gerard Manley Hopkins. ‘It will flame out, like shining shook foil’. In these words we find an echo of a similar but more ancient attestation found in the Psalter, Israel’s...

Music and Morality

November 2016 Pulse In February this year (2016), Pop Queen Madonna held her controversial Rebel Heart concert in Singapore amidst concerns expressed by religious groups. In his pastoral letter, Roman Catholic Archbishop William Goh urges his 300,000 strong flock not...

Climate Change – Missiological Implications

November 2016 Feature Article Hear the word of the LORD, you Israelites, because the LORD has a charge to bring against you who live in the land: “There is no faithfulness, no love, no acknowledgment of God in the land. There is only cursing, lying and murder,...