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Yuval Noah Harari’s ‘Sapiens’ and ‘Homo Deus’ – a depressing view of our Humanity

BY SARAH ALLEN - Harari’s rejection of meaning offers no hope for this chaos, but unintentionally points us in the right direction.   We humans desperately need meaning because we are cooperating and communicating persons made in the image of the personal three-in-one God.   We need to know that our values of love and justice and our feelings of pain and compassion are not part of a lifeless algorithm, or a convenient myth, but have significance beyond our brain chemistry

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Speak Up – The Law and Your Gospel Freedoms

Speak Up is a new resource from the Evangelical Alliance and the Lawyers’ Christian Fellowship to equip and inspire Christians with confidence and knowledge of the current legal freedoms we have to share our faith. http://eauk.org/current-affairs/politics/speak-up.cfm “We have needed something like Speak Up for a long time. It is balanced, informative, clear, well-written, wise, biblical and …

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Challenging the Dominant Narrative

Solas book editor GAVIN MATTHEWS talks to acclaimed Christian apologist ALISTER MCGRATH about his new book, Inventing the Universe. Tell us about Inventing the Universe. What is it about, why did you write it, and who is it for?   I wrote it because I wanted to explain the kind of journey I made from being an atheist who thought …

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RELIGION MAKES PEOPLE ANGRY

War correspondent Michael Ware talks to Solas reviewer MARK HADLEY about his new documentary that details his descent into the darkness that is al Qaeda and Islamic State.      RATING:  18+  RELEASE DATE: November/December 2015    He is as Australian as they come and during our interview I get a sense of the “down under” jocularity that must have helped …

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