Christianity and Conspiracy Theories: How Should Christians Respond?

In the wake of Christian actress Letitia Wright’s sharing of a video on Twitter in December disputing the safety of a potential Covid-19 vaccine, guest writer Chris Flux asks, “How should Christians respond to conspiracy theories?” As a fan of the Marvel movie series, I really enjoyed the film Black Panther when it hit cinema

etimasthe is no longer on Facebook and Twitter

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Why #ChristiansDontMatter

In Western societies such as the UK, it has been obvious for years that to public bodies, corporations, much of the mainstream media, and even sometimes the law, #ChristiansDontMatter. They don’t matter in domestic politics; they don’t matter around the world. The eventual ruling by the UK Supreme Court in the Ashers Bakery ‘gay cake’

etimasthe YouTube channel now available!

etimasthe now has a YouTube channel available, which you can find here: On this channel, we have begun to produce video versions of my 2019 series, ‘Why I Am a Christian.’ You can find the introduction and the first video in this series using the links below: Introduction to ‘Why I Am a Christian’

etimasthe break

As a result of the Coronavirus announcement yesterday evening by the PM, and the restrictions on movement placed on the British people, I am not able to publish articles as usual. Consequently etimasthe will be taking a break from publishing on our site until further notice. We will still respond to any comments placed on

Creation by God ‘ex nihilo’ taught by Tertullian (3rd century)

The Christian doctrine of creation ‘ex nihilo’ teaches that God created all things out of nothing (‘ex nihilo’ is just a Latin phrase meaning ‘out of nothing’). We find the belief very clearly stated by the early Christian theologian Tertullian, writing less than two centuries after Jesus’ death, resurrection and ascension. What we don’t always

Tertullian and the ‘New Prophecy’

One of the saddest things one encounters when reading the 2nd-/3rd-century Christian writer Tertullian — and the reason he never became ‘St. Tertullian’ in Christian tradition — is his embrace in later life of the Christian overexuberance known as Montanism, or the ‘New Prophecy.’ The New Prophecy was a movement which came out of the