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Signs of the Times

The Launceston Gorge is one of the loveliest easy walking routes in Tasmania.

Take a look at Tasmanian devils and other wildlife.

Wineglass Bay is picturesque and displays a right intensity of colours.

Shepherds in the field

The day that two sons of Judah died

Betrayed by the church

A journey of faith

For many years now, and probably as one of the first on the worldwide web, my site has been making Zahn’s commentaries freely available (in original German).

New Testament commentary series

Theodor Zahn
Theodor Zahn

Andrew Murray was born in Southern Africa and ministered in the Dutch republic of the Orange Free State and the Cape Colony. It is not widely known that he preached in Dutch and wrote most of his books in that language as well. Many of his books were afterwards translated in English.

Selection of books, including on modern theology

Andrew Murray
Andrew Murray

Comfort in life and death

Romans 8, 1 Corinthians 6

Matthew 27

Genesis 37:12-36

Sites to see

Some Sermons

 (Matthew 2:1-12)

Luke 2:8-20

Guiseppe Sarto was the only bishop of Rome in the 20th century who gave Sunday homily sermons in the pulpit every week. After the 1908 Messina earthquake he filled the Apostolic Palace with refugees, long before the Italian government acted. He rejected any kind of favours for his family; his brother remained a postal clerk, his favourite nephew stayed on as village priest.

Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto (Pius X)

Selection of essays, including on modern theology

Pius X

On the interaction of divine revelation and human experience in Peter’s second epistle.

(In Luce Verbi)

Openbaring en ervaring in 2 Petrus

Anton Pieck

Anton Pieck

 If you want to explore the possibilities of doing a PhD in Theology or Classical studies (or an MA with a view to pursuing a doctorate), please use the form  on the contact page.

On the life of the Rev.John Dunmoore Lang, troublemaker or troubleshooter? Australian colonial history. (Acta Theologica)

Trouble in the Colonies

Solome with John the Baptist's head, covered on a plate


Newspaper articles

Articles and interviews in newspapers.

Saturday column in Reformed Daily/Reformatorisch Dagblad

-Neem de Bijbel letterlijk naar zijn bedoeling

-Redenen om de Bijbel toch te geloven

-De Bijbel komt van de hoogste overheid

                  Beautiful Books

Geskiedenis NG Kerk in stories (1) NG Kerk 1

Anecdotes from the history of the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa, in Afrikaans.

Geskiedenis NG Kerk in Stories(2)

More free books

Historisch Album van de Nederduitsch Gereformeerde Kerk in Zuid-Afrika (met foto’s)



Detail from Titus Arch on the forum in Rome, after the fall of Jerusalem in 70AD  ( B.A.Z. 2015)