Entries by Lloyd Hobbard-Mitchell

Seeking Freedom and Dignity: Addressing the Lack of Civil Liberties in Southeast Asia Through a Theological Lens

In the bustling and culturally diverse region of Southeast Asia, the issue of restricted civil liberties – notably the freedom of expression and freedom of the press – stands as a stark challenge to the inherent dignity of the human person. As an Anglican priest deeply committed to Radical Orthodox Theology, Liberation Theology, and the concept of Imago Dei, I perceive these restrictions not merely as political or social issues but as profound spiritual crises that call for a theologically informed response.

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Reviving the Richness of Cockney Rhyming Slang for Money | A Comprehensive Exploration

This form of expression, filled with metaphor and whimsy, has been a part of London’s cultural fabric for centuries. When it comes to the subject of money, understanding this slang can be more than just an amusing linguistic exercise—it can be a practical tool for communication, a way to connect with a rich cultural heritage, and a means to add a touch of whimsy to financial matters.

The Blight of Arbitrary Arrests and Detentions in Southeast Asia: A Radical Perspective

In Southeast Asia, a region marked by its rich cultural tapestry and evolving political landscapes, the scourge of human rights violations persists, casting a long shadow over its progress and prosperity. Among these, arbitrary arrests and detentions stand out as a particularly egregious affront to human dignity and freedom. This article explores these violations through the lenses of Radical Orthodox Theology, Liberation Theology, and the concept of Imago Dei – the belief that all humans are created in the image of God.

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Apologizing for the Past | A Path to Reconciliation and Healing

In an era where history’s wounds continue to fester, acknowledging the painful past and the role it plays in shaping the present is pivotal. Through the lens of these Christian perspectives, this article seeks to understand the multi-dimensional importance of recognizing the past to foster healing and unity as we collectively move forward.