December 13, 2021

Martyn Percy: Rickety Religion (Part Two: The Advent of Structures)

Rickety (adjective) = liable to collapse or come clattering down, first used in the 1680s, derived from rickets (noun) via the notion of weak, unhealthy, feeble […]
June 17, 2020

Philanthropy and its statues

Should we pull down statues of slave traders? Statues to individuals are erected to honour them. They express the values of the people who put them […]
May 1, 2020

Authority and Power on Good Shepherd Sunday

Victorian imagery has contributed significantly, in my opinion, to the sentimentalisation of Christ as the Good Shepherd. I have been looking for images of the bad […]