December 19, 2018

The meaning of the Magnificat

The Magnificat has been set to so much beautiful music that it’s easy to ignore what it says. It’s part Luke’s story of the birth of […]
December 10, 2018

70 years on, do we still believe in human rights?

This Monday is the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It was a great achievement. Nobody publicly disapproves of human rights. They are […]
December 1, 2018

Why worship?

A short while ago I was asked to explain the point of worship to my local Philosophy in Pubs group, many of whom are atheists and […]
November 6, 2018

Raising the retirement age is completely unnecessary

Today is the day the state pension age for women rises to 65, the same as for men. From now on the Government intends to raise the age […]
November 3, 2018

Feel the fear – and?

We carry fear around with us. It is something we are born with. It is said that people engage more readily with social media posts if […]
November 1, 2018

Finding the Church

Between September 1665 and November 1666, in the village of Eyam, 260 people died of the plague, including a visitor who had come to sell cloth […]