How do we make sense of God and other religions?

Talk by Sharon Dirckx Sharon’s Biography The 2011 Census showed there are six major religions in the UK, yet many people believe that all religions are fundamentally the same, just with superficial differences. Here Dr Sharon Dirckx argues the reality is the...

Is Christianity bad news for women?

Talk by Amy Orr-Ewing Amy’s Biography In a talk given in Australia, Amy Orr-Ewing examines how Christianity really relates to women and if negative perceptions are truly deserved. Amy looks at three challenges facing women today – objectification,...

Love, sex and marriage

Article by Sam Allberry Sam’s Biography It is a surprise to many people to discover that there are only a handful of passages in the Bible that directly mention homosexuality. Yet despite its infrequent mention, where the subject does come up, the Bible has some...

Students support Grenfell Tower community

Sorrow, anger, compassion and love – just some of the emotions encountered by students from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics while providing support to people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire. A group from the OCCA travelled to London to help members of...

Unforgettable year comes to a close for OCCA students

  The hard work of students from the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics (OCCA) has been celebrated at a commissioning event to mark the end of their studies. Twenty-three students from nine countries, including Uganda, South Korea, the Philippines and the...