Martina Navratilova is hoist by her own prohibitive “consequence free” petard

Martina Navratilova is has come under fire for claiming that it is ‘cheating’ for transgender women to enter female sports tournaments. She first received criticism

What does the word ‘Christ’ mean? A swing and a miss by Richard Rohr

Here is some nonsense I read yesterday: Sigh. pic.twitter.com/gQtkbgDKKg — Fr. SJM-C+ (@FatherSJMC) October 7, 2018 Here is my hot take on it: If true,

The speaker is the master but words, nonetheless, mean specific things

Words have specific meanings. Granted, the meaning of words may change over time. But it is certainly true that at any given point in time,

In defence of Twitter and online discussion

I have seen a load of comments bemoaning Twitter of late and the reality of online discussion in general. Truth be told, I do get

Friends or brothers: a small but significant distinction

Our regular, monthly Muslim-Christian dialogue evening had to be cancelled yesterday evening. The Muslim folks with whom we meet had another meeting that they couldn’t

The eternal consequences of bluffing it

Boris Johnson has waded into fresh controversy. He, somewhat unhelpfully, announced that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe – a British woman currently imprisoned in Iran – was there

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