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christendom

  • April 10, 2010

    The first week of the Conservative Party's election campaign has reminded me of the series of books entitled Where's Wally?, in which readers are challenged to search for a glimpse of an individual who has been made almost invisible. Since the Shadow Home Secretary, Chris Grayling, was recorded attacking the rights of same-sex couples, the Tories have kept him in the background, despite his senior position in their party.

  • March 29, 2010

    Howard V. Hong, English translator of works by the philosopher and theologian, Søren Kierkegaard, and pioneer in Lutheran services to refugees in Europe after World War Two, has died.

  • March 19, 2010
  • March 8, 2010

    An atheist writing today for the Daily Telegraph illustrates well the kind of Christianity that George Carey has been defending of late.

  • January 9, 2010

    Recent years have seen a string of controversies relating to freedom of dress. Muslim headscarves, Christian crosses and Sikh bangles are just a few of the items to cause controversy. Given the importance of clothing and appearance to personal expression and religious identity, why do we not see a united campaign for freedom of dress?

  • December 17, 2009
  • December 17, 2009

    Just over half of people in Britain now consider themselves Christian after a “sharp decline” in religious belief over the past quarter of a century, concludes a new academic study from the National Centre for Social Research

  • December 16, 2009

    The Court of Appeal has turned down an appeal by a registrar who refused to officiate at civil partnerships and have rejected her claim that she was discriminated against because of her Christian faith. This is good news for all those Christians who are fed up of seeing Christianity used as an excuse for homophobia.

  • October 23, 2009
  • October 23, 2009

    Churches Together in Britain and Ireland has welcomed a speech by the UK Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, in which he affirmed the role of faith in society. But others warn of a too-cosy relationship.