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Andrew Moody lives and writes in Melbourne, Australia. He sometimes works as a lay theologian, sometimes as a graphic designer, and was the inaugural editor of The Gospel Coalition Australia from 2016 to 2023.* Andrew is married to Jenny and they have two grown-up children.

* You can see some more of his old TGCA posts here.

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    Seven Signs that Easter Happened

    Scholars and apologists often point to the Easter resurrection as the most important piece of historical evidence for the truth of Christianity. That of course, is right and proper—Paul himself uses it (1Cor 15:5-7). But I think there are some other little bits of evidence in the Easter story that are persuasive in other ways. Here are seven odd and incidental details that that point to the eyewitness origins of the Gospel accounts. 1. Mystery Streaker And a young man followed him, with nothing but a linen cloth about his body. And they seized him, 52 but he left the linen cloth and ran away naked. (Mark 14:51-52) The first…

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    The Case for Awe

    “A young man who wishes to remain a sound atheist cannot be too careful of his reading.” writes C.S. Lewis in Surprised by Joy.  “There are traps everywhere … millions of surprises.” In recent years atheists have become alerted to another trap: the majesty of creation itself. According to a number of recent studies, simply watching awe-inspiring nature documentaries can make people less inclined to believe that science can explain everything; more open to the idea that the world is guided by some kind of order. The Influence of Awe For example, in a study published last month by Piercarlo Valdesolo,[1] participants were: Asked to respond to a series of statements…

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    Hell of a Kiss

    Down here in Melbourne, bus-stop advertisements are telling us that the Art Gallery of NSW is currently hosting an exhibition of iconic nudes from the London Tate collection. “Nude” exclaim the posters over a photograph of Rodin’s “The Kiss.” Apparently, this is the first time that iconic sculpture has left Europe, and it’s a centrepiece of the exhibition. “It’s a work that has amazing presence and power,” said the gallery’s curator in an interview with the ABC. “It’s one of the world’s most famous images of human love.” Well so it is, but I found out something interesting about “The Kiss” recently. It’s actually a story from hell.[1] The lovers…