As followers of this blog will know, or those of you who care enough to read the ‘About’ page, my formative Christian years were spent
You don’t have to read much of the political comment on this blog to discover I am no great fan of Tony Blair. I am
It didn’t take long for people to recognise that if they wanted to discredit Christianity, they could undermine the entire thing by disproving the resurrection. The
The #Rhodesmustfall campaign goes beyond merely refusing to be silent about Cecil Rhodes or sanitising his role in history. It is tantamount to censorship which, if followed to its logical conclusion, will leave us no history left to study.
Assessing figures from the past by modern moral values, and seeking to remove people from historical study who fail to live up to them, is to impose an impossible measure upon study and to airbrush history in a way that will be detrimental to us all.
Good Friday is the day we remember the death of Christ. As I commented here, the cross is neither the object of our faith nor