“There was darkness over the earth.”
Posts Tagged: Christianity
The power of the mob can overwhelm the power of authority – but the power of conscience is greater still.
“Where charity and love are, there God is.”
Parliament has left a gap in legislation that the courts and a quango are filling.
A reply to part of Paul Goodman’s recent article on the New Tory Left.
Christianity is in decline in Britain, but there’s little certainty about how strong it is at the moment.
It can be lonely for them but is also bound up with them.
Whether we measure literacy or longevity, infant mortality or sexual equality, the world in 2015 was a better place during this past twelve months.
Profile: Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury – part, however inadvertently, of the renaissance of the ruling class
In political terms, the Archbishop is weak. But he also has the faith, and the skill, to make the most of that weakness.
Britain in 2015 is increasingly characterised by a creeping intolerance towards Christianity and religion which we should be deeply concerned about.
We need to find advocates whose authority and Islamic orthodoxy the extremists respect. Such people exist, but they are not liberal Imams or nominally Christian politicians.
Daniel Stafford: In protecting our children from extremism, we mustn’t strangle free speech or faith in schools
Mark Spencer MP was unfairly lambasted for exploring the complexity of how a teacher’s Christianity might fit with new laws.
It was the rise of the Liberals, and the decline of the city’s Protestant tradition, that did for the Party.
As anti-Semitic violence returns to the Old Continent, the Sephardic Jews who repopulated France are leaving in droves. Europe may this time be left truly soulless.
What if instead of a narrative concentrated on restricting human rights, the Government argued instead that in some key respects they haven’t gone far enough?