Reading Time: < 1 minute Those of you who are long-term readers here will have seen this already, but for you newer readers, here is an absolute delight of resurrection story-telling. Genius. Stay in touch! Like A Tippling Philosopher on Facebook: A Tippling Philosopher You can also buy me a cuppa. Or buy some of my awesome ATP merchandise! […]
Reading Time: 9 minutes In a recent Christianity Today, evangelist Ben Jack offers yet another of these attempts to mobilize the troops. Dude insists that he’s ‘reordering evangelism,’ but it’s seriously just the same old rah-rah with no substance. However, this particular bit of rah-rah illustrates just how awful evangelical leaders’ advice really is — and how little about it ever changes.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Hey, Mark Driscoll is not a professional writer or speaker or anything. He’s not used to communicating for a living. So we shouldn’t hold it against him that it’s taken him a solid month to remember that if he’s going to pretend that people are asking him questions, then he needs to make it easy for these theoretical people to communicate with him.
Reading Time: 2 minutes I have finally found some momentum with the sequel to my first fiction book, and the second in the Survival of the Fittest series. The first book was entitled Survival of the Fittest: Metamorphosis. This second one is Adaptation. As any of you who might have read the first, I try to thread ideas of philosophy throughout the […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes My first attempt at fiction, Survival of the Fittest: Metamorphosis has received another great 5* review: Now in my fifties it has been a long time since I have had the slightest interest in fictional horror films, books or video games. I still don’t – so why read this one? – I am familiar with some […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes As I have said a number of times, my first fiction book (Survival of the Fittest: Metamorphosis) has recently been released. I would love to get it out there some more (with its lovely cover and recently updated interior). It has had universally good reviews. The idea was to weave casual, thoughtful philosophy into the […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes In a self-congratulatory manner, I was sent this on facebook of someone on holiday with my new book. Nice. If only more people could follow suit for their holidays! Please grab a copy! There has even been another cracking review this week: 5.0 out of 5 stars Intense, exciting and thought-provoking – quite a combo! […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute I am happy to announce a local books signing and humanist poetry evening at my local book shop in Hampshire, UK (Lee-on-the-Solent, 27-28th May). Anyone who lives nearby is thoroughly welcome (which probably accounts for about 2 of my readers here!). Gareth Howells, of the band BEMIS, will be playing a couple of songs. He […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute Harley Neville is from New Zealand and he’s an actor, poet, and atheist. In this episode C0-host Jack and I talk about Middle Earth, zombies (Harley starred in the epic zombie flick I Survived the Zombie Holocaust), poetry, and atheism. Of course, we talk politics because we can not not do that on the Naked […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes In honour of my new zombie book released this month, and which you should all rush out a grab now (obviously), I thought this fascinating piece of news might be worth mentioning. IFL Science reports: A biotech company in the U.S. has been granted ethical permission by an Institutional Review Board in the U.S. and India to use […]