November 17, 2015

Day of wrath

At the weekend I sang in two concerts. It was quite strange: While we choristers went home on Friday evening after the dress rehearsal filled with wonderful music [...]
November 6, 2015

Just ask... about the IS!

Ask the sister, part 17: This time a man asked me about IS, or Islam. We had talked about the refugee crisis [...]
July 7, 2015

Because they know what they are doing

Unesco has just named new world cultural heritage sites and at the same time expressed concern about the destruction of ancient cultural monuments by IS. I take this as an opportunity to say something [...]
June 24, 2015

Jonah, go to Nineveh!

Many people all over the world are striving for ecumenism and interreligious dialogue. This is sometimes quite easy and sometimes quite laborious, but always [...]
June 22, 2015

Sacred places

 On June 17, in Charleston, USA, a 21-year-old white man attended a Bible study at a Methodist church and then, apparently out of racist motives, killed nine of the black members of the congregation [...]