Diocesan Theologian

Making time to think about place

Come January, we all get to thinking about the passing of time. We look back and look forward like the two-faced god, Janus, after whom …

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Seeing Christmas through Herod’s eyes

Menacing danger sets the tone in Matthew’s telling of the Christmas story. Why? Might the danger inherent in the Messiah’s birth be worth remembering lest we forget it amidst the …

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Postcolonialism, language and resistance

I speak, write and think in English far better than I do in my mother tongue, Malayalam. I cannot formulate abstract ideas — or write …

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More questions than answers

Paul Bramadat, my close friend and a presenter at my ordination on Sunday, September 12, asked me during a meeting of research fellows at the …

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