Roundup: Oh Jae Shik, Middle East, spirituality, Fiji, Tolkien
Oh Jae Shik passes away in Seoul
Dr Oh Jae Shik, a renowned ecumenical leader, who was described by many as the backbone of community organising (CO) in Asia, has passed away in Seoul on January 3. He was 80.
Middle East Christian winter
Attacks on Christian communities from Iraq to Egypt undermine the region’s struggle for broader freedoms.
Spiritual but not religious
The search for meaning can be exhausting.
Fiji Methodist church turns a new leaf
New leaders of Fiji’s largest Christian denomination — the Methodist Church — who take up their roles this year want to work closely with the government.
Did Tolkien write ‘Christian’ fantasy novels?
Yes and no.