Posts By: Peter Byrom

In Search of Innocence

download PDF In Search of Innocence Keywords: Human nature, innocence, heaven, consciousness   Film title: Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (Inosensu: Kôkaku Kidôtai) Director: Mamoru Oshii Screenplay: Mamoru Oshii Distributor: DreamWorks SKG Cinema Release Date: 17 September 2004 (USA limited release); 28 October 2005 DVD Release date: 27 February 2006 (UK) Certificate: 15 (UK);… Read more »

Jesus the Exorcist

download PDF   Jesus the Exorcist   by Peter S. Williams   “What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are – the Holy One of God!” – Unnamed demon, (Mark 1:24).     Synopsis   The New Testament presents Jesus as, among other… Read more »

Ecclesiastes and the Meaning of Life

download PDF Ecclesiastes and the Meaning of Life   For the Christian Theist, life is meaningful in that it is the purposeful, good creation of God. The telos (or goal) of human existence is to know and worship God for eternity. In the Christian worldview then, life has an objective purpose, and this purpose is… Read more »

Christianity Explained

download PDF   Christianity Explained – what, how, what does it cost you, and what do you get?   By Peter S. Williams   Christianity isn’t about what you believe or what you do, but who you know. Being a Christian is about being in an exciting friendship with God by trusting Jesus. Christians believe… Read more »

Archelogical Evidence and the Divinity of Jesus

download PDF Archaeological Evidence and the Divinity of Jesus   Peter S. Williams – Philosopher in Residence at the Damaris Trust UK and Assistant Professor in Communication and Worldviews at Gimlekollen School of Journalism and Communication in Norway.   ‘While the Council of Nicea had important consequences, its significance has been exaggerated into legend by… Read more »

God in the Old Testament

download PDF God in the Old Testament   By Peter S. Williams     Many people are sometimes unsure what to make of certain portrayals of God in the Old Testament. One either accepts the reality of the events described or not, and one either accepts the reality of their divine cause or not. If… Read more »

The Skeptic’s Skeptic

download PDF The Skeptic’s Sceptic: Carl Sagan’s The Varieties of Scientific Experience: A Personal View of the Search for God (Penguin, 2006) Reviewed in Four Parts by Peter S. Williams     Part 1   Carl Sagan (1934-1996) – ‘the world’s best-known scientist in the late twentieth century’[1] – was Professor of Astronomy and Space… Read more »