February 9, 2021

Does one tweet deserve that much fuss?

Jarel Robinson-Brown was quickly and widely denounced for his now-famous tweet. Since then others have leapt to his defence, arguing that the tweet was correct, or […]
February 5, 2021

Modern Believing January 2021 Books Received

Robin Attfield, Environmental Ethics: A Very Short Introduction.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.  Pp. xviii, 137.  Pb.  £8.99.  ISBN 978-0-19-879716-6. Michael W. Austin, God and Guns in America.  […]
January 29, 2021

Church or state: who should care for the needy?

Fergus Butler-Gallie has written an an interesting article on the changing relationship between the Church of England and the Conservative Party: The Church of England (CofE) […]
January 15, 2021

The failed coup and the disputed facts

Julian Borger covered the attack on the US Capitol for the Guardian. The Washington gang, he said, had much in common with other angry crowds he […]
January 8, 2021

Silent Witness

The difficulty lies in knowing what to think, despite all that has been said about how so many of us feel in regard to the events […]
January 8, 2021

Religion and the Right

The link between religion, perhaps especially Christianity, and right-wing politics is not new. Historically, we’ve seen it before in Europe and in many other places. I’ve […]
January 8, 2021

Celebrate the Relaunch of Modern Believing: the Journal of Modern Believing

Will be broadcast live on this webpage on January 28 at 7.30pm. If you would like to receive a notification then please subscribe below: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJ5-qvBdAEzGBWiexEKm-QA We […]
January 2, 2021

Christianity was progressive long before secularism was invented

Shock horror. The Guardian today has a full length leader column saying positive things about Christians. Not all Christians: ‘progressive’ ones in the print version, ‘liberal’ […]
December 23, 2020

The Church and Bishopsgate

St Helen’s Bishopsgate, a large London church, has made a public Statement criticising the Church of England’s Living in Love and Faith for not opposing same-sex […]