justmaths Life on other planets and a maths joke

Life on other planets and a maths joke

Is there life on other planets? Here’s another maths joke: An astronomer, a physicist and a mathematician were travelling by train from England into Wales. As they looked out of the window, they saw a black sheep in a field. “Ah”, the astronomer said dreamily, “Wales is full of black sheep.” “You can’t say that …

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justgoodnews The Wait Advent and prejudging Jesus

The Wait Advent and prejudging Jesus

For Philip, the wait was over. There was something about Jesus, that when he said “Follow me!”, Philip did. He sees in Jesus the possibility that his hopes will be fulfilled. We don’t know what his hopes were, but like anyone living under an oppressive regime, it is likely to have involved the over throw …

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justgoodnews When did evangelical become bad news?

When did evangelical become bad news?

A fellow teacher sings in a choir. He loves church music and jovially describes himself as a cultural Christian. To him evangelical is bad news. He described to me how it was an evangelical Christian who came and complained bitterly that most of their music is sung in latin and should not be allowed in …

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justquestions The Anti-blogger, an ordinary UK Christian

The Anti-blogger, an ordinary UK Christian

So why another blog? What do I have to contribute to the blogosphere? That’s a very hard question to answer. Firstly, my day to day job counts against me being interesting. A few years ago my daughter complained how boring my job is compared with the other dads in her class. It was particularly harsh that …

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