Rev. Dr. Scott Peddie

Conjectures of an Eclectic Christian

Carl Jung was a fascinating, engaging and pioneering Psychiatrist who had an in-depth knowledge of theology, anthropology, philosophy, archaeology and mythology; he was a unique polymath and very much ahead of his time. Jung’s ‘Analytical Psychology’ has had, and continues to have, an enormous impact in various fields of human endeavour. Jung was interviewed in …

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As a Logotherapist and a Christian Minister it comes as no surprise to me that Logotherapy is compatible with, but not exclusive to, the practical expression of a Christian worldview. The best book on the subject, in my opinion, is ‘Logotherapy and the Logos of God in Christic Wisdom’ by Jeremiah Murasso, a Priest and …

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Spirituality, Mental Health & Reflective Practice Thursday 7th April 2016, 1pm – 5pm Mirabilis Health, Holywood House The interface between spirituality and mental health is becoming increasingly important for Clergy, Chaplains and Pastoral Carers. The emotional demands placed upon those working in pastoral care are such that reflective practice is invaluable in promoting practitioner wellbeing, …

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For some time now I’ve been fascinated by Carl Jung and groundbreaking work in the field of psychology and psychoanalysis.  Although for me, Jung was far more – he was a mystic and a very unconventional ‘holy man’ who gave us a profound insight into human nature and its interaction with the Divine. I was …

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There has been much interest of late in Albert’s Einstein’s view of religion.  Many Christians have taken isolated quotes from Einstein and presented these as ‘proof’ that he did indeed believe in God.  Unfortunately, much of these endeavours have failed to take on board the complexity and nuanced nature of Einstein’s pronouncements on the matter, …

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I have finally got round to watching Velcrow Ripper’s award-winning documentary, ‘Scared Sacred’.  Against the backdrop of a world overwhelmed by turmoil and suffering, Ripper sets out on a unique, and often difficult, pilgrimage.  His task is to visit what he calls the ‘Ground Zeros’ of the planet, and in doing so, he poses the …

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 Statement by Co-Chairs and Vice-Chairs of the Inter Faith Network for the UK We are profoundly shocked and saddened by the tragic loss of life in Norway and the actions that led to this. We join with those around the world in offering to all affected our deepest sympathy and prayers. The individual arrested in …

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