Can UKIP claim to defend "Christian values"?

It cannot have escaped anyone’s notice that UKIP seem to be doing rather better than a few months ago. Gone from public view are some

What is it to "hate [your] brother"?

I’ve just been working through a bible study in 1 John to be delivered next month (one likes to keep oneself ahead). I have spent

Willful misapplication of the law: a case in point

Three days ago, I commented on the Home Secretary’s troubling new proposal to introduce Extremism Disruption Orders. You can see my comments here. My central

Extremist Disruption Orders and ill-judged legislation

Forcing through ill-judged legislation to solve a particular mischief seems to be an unfortunate recurring theme for governments of all stripes. We have already endured

What do the Scottish Independence referendum and the Anglican Church have in common?

To the great relief of some and the consternation of others (on both sides of the border), Scotland have voted “no” in the independence referendum. The

Is God’s greatest pleasure to make us happy?

Many of you will have come across Victoria Osteen’s most recent internet hit. In leading the audience to participate in a time of worship, she offered

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