Christianity

In praise of Kate Forbes's Christian faith

22 May 2021 5:00 pm

Politics tends to attract people who consider themselves and their every mundane word and deed an example of great bravery.…

Why Thomas Becket still divides opinion

22 May 2021 9:00 am

The verdict is still out on Thomas Becket, says Dan Hitchens, but there’s no doubting the brilliance of the art he inspired

The C of E’s misguided obsession with statues

15 May 2021 9:00 am

In the wake of a pandemic, why is the C of E obsessing about statues?

The C of E has fallen for anti-Christian theories of race

1 May 2021 9:00 am

The C of E has fallen for anti-Christian theories of race

Starmer will regret his submission to liberal intolerance

7 April 2021 3:15 am

Keir Starmer obviously regrets visiting Jesus House last week because of the furore it has caused in his own party.…

‘Spiritual but not religious’: the rise of consumerism in church

3 April 2021 9:00 am

The problems with ‘Spiritual but not Religious’

What Mormons like me really believe

3 April 2021 9:00 am

We Mormons really aren’t that different

How 20th-century artists rescued the Crucifixion

27 March 2021 9:00 am

Two millennia ago, in the outer reaches of the empire, the Romans performed a routine execution of a Galilean rebel.…

What would a conversion therapy ban mean for gay Christians like me?

17 March 2021 5:20 pm

As a gay Christian, I’m worried about the calls to ban ‘gay conversion therapy’. Of course, it’s right that gay…

What the Pope's visit means for Iraq

7 March 2021 7:01 pm

You could be forgiven for taking a cynical view of Pope Francis’s visit to Iraq this weekend. How could the…

A defence of the Church of England

13 February 2021 9:00 am

The Church of England is changing – for the better

Letters: The Church of England’s Covid shame

23 January 2021 9:00 am

Paradise lost Sir: After reading Jonathan Beswick (‘Critical mass’, 16 January) I am writing to express the shame I feel…

When will Britain take a stand against Pakistan?

21 January 2021 3:22 am

Well, now that we’re all fired up about Britain’s moral role in the world courtesy of Theresa May, who is…

Why can’t Justin Welby praise a Tory?

9 January 2021 9:00 am

Justin Welby is having a holiday and people are unhappy about it. He plans, in May, to take a three-month…

It’s been a tough year for socialites

19 December 2020 9:00 am

New York Here we go again, the annual holiest of holies is upon us, although to this oldie last Christmas…

How to find hope in a year filled with despair

19 December 2020 9:00 am

Finding hope in a year like no other

The anxieties that long ago shadowed Christmas are back

19 December 2020 9:00 am

The anxieties that long ago shadowed Christmas are back

The Darvell marvel has brought joy to a Covid Christmas

19 December 2020 9:00 am

Many ingenious ways of evading Covid-19 have been devised to assist commerce, fewer to assist worship. In our next-door village,…

The infantilism of Advent calendars for grown-ups

28 November 2020 9:00 am

Anything goes with Advent calendars

The best response to Islamism is Christianity

7 November 2020 9:00 am

It has become normal to think of the Islamist attacks in Europe as attacks on a secular way of life.…

religion

Godforsaken: religion is vanishing from American politics

6 October 2020 12:17 am

The United States has always been the world’s leading religious marketplace. Even before independence, the American colonies were more fervently…

baptist

What does Kamala Harris really believe?

17 August 2020 8:39 pm

When Joe Biden chose Kamala Harris as his running mate, the Religion News Service reported that she ‘now considers herself…

There is no justification for turning Hagia Sophia into a mosque

18 July 2020 9:00 am

It’s a mistake to turn Hagia Sophia back into a mosque

legal

The conservative legal movement is dead

22 June 2020 12:18 am

Imagine if Sonia Sotomayor, once she got on the Supreme Court, started ruling like Clarence Thomas. I know, I know,…

black lives matter religion

Is Black Lives Matter a religion for woke white people?

4 June 2020 9:51 pm

The most memorable footage of the Black Lives Matter protests, and perhaps the creepiest, doesn’t capture any acts of violence,…