Reflections on the Church’s engagement with politics and culture by Dr. Matthew Tan, lecturer in Theology and Philosophy at Campion College.
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Dr Matthew Tan explores the idea that modernity and postmodernity have lead to a subtle “third schism” across Christianity.
Dr Matthew Tan reflects on love as presented in Plato’s Symposium, and how a rupture of love from one person leads to a rupture of love with all things.
Dr Tan reflects on the ecclesiological, biblical and cosmological significance of the words in the short Trisagion Hymn, commonly used in Eastern liturgy.
What if we were to live every moment as if it were our last? Perhaps this is what we as Christians are called to do. Dr Matthew Tan reflects on ‘last times’ in this edition of The Divine Wedgie.
What does the Old Testament lend to our understanding of wisdom? In this edition of The Divine Wedgie, Dr Matthew Tan reflects on the Book of Job, and the place of passion in wisdom.
In this edition of The Divine Wedgie, Dr Matthew Tan draws on the example of the bass in Gregorian Chant, known as the ‘ison’, to demonstrate how music can have theological significance.
While entertainment is often criticised for promoting rampant secularism, Dr Matthew Tan suggests we have moved into a post-secular period in entertainment…
Dr Matthew Tan shares a reflection by a Serbian Orthodox Monk on how all of us will suffer for our faith, whether it be a true or a false one.