Book Throwing and the Mission of God: Part 4
Did Israel Folau Quote the Bible?
For some, all Israel Folau did was to quote a 2000-year-old text. Others are not so sure. The Instagram post that led to his sacking by Rugby Australia is a meme accompanied by a ‘caption’ (using Insta’s language). Claiming that Folau quoted the Bible in his caption should be uncontroversial. There are three passages there,…
#istandwithizzy and the Little Problem of the Trinity
Israel Folau’s high profile has positioned him as the public face of Australian Christianity’s fight for freedom following his sacking by Rugby Australia. However, little has been said about what Folau actually believes and whether all Christians should really stand with him. Back in January 2018, Folau replied to a tweet saying: This is an…
The Folau Row and the Surprising Reasons Why Neither Side is Quite Right
Israel Folau’s provocative Instagram post has caused polarised reactions, not just in the realm of the unchurched, but within the factions of the faithful.