Vatican on Gender Theory

July 2019 Pulse One of the most controversial fields of inquiry that has emerged in the last century during the post-war years is gender studies. Various influences have been attributed to the shaping of this field, whose influence is now felt in a wide variety of...

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Some Reflections

July 2019 Credo At the 2016 meeting in Davos, the theme of the annual gathering of the World Economic Forum (WEF) was “Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution”. The significant influence of Professor Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of WEF, was evident....

Manufactured, Manicured and Marred Beauty

July 2019 Feature When reading a book on beauty and art recently, I stumbled across an intriguing paragraph that totally grabbed my attention. The words, by Gesa Elsbeth Thiessen, read: The aestheticization of everyday life in postmodern society through the powerful...

The Secularisation of the Church

July 2019 Credo The modern evangelical church seems to have a penchant for playing fast and loose with the secular culture around it, uncritically absorbing its quintessential qualities and imbibing its ethos. Many decades ago, scholars predicted that the unstoppable...

Death by Organ Donation

July 2019 Pulse One of the most important breakthroughs in modern medicine in the treatment of patients with certain forms of organ failure is organ transplantation. In the case of patients with kidney failure, for example, renal transplantation is preferred to...