Progressive Christianity

Theresa May Is Wrong - and Christians Should Care

Jonty Langley | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK Politics
Jonty Langley

Theresa May made her latest speech as Minister for Irony today, as she invoked tolerance, freedom of speech and diversity while announcing that a future Conservative government would introduce anti-extremist laws that can only be described as, well, extreme.

Holy Tables

Matt Hicks | Posted 10.12.2011 | UK
Matt Hicks

Some people have asked me what I "do" if I "don;t do God". This following my last blog about my opinions on the dangers of theism and fundamentalism, ...

Greenbelt: Britain's Greatest Festival

Jonty Langley | Posted 06.11.2011 | UK Entertainment
Jonty Langley

When you can honestly say you love the toilets at a festival on day three, that festival is probably something special. I love the toilets at Greenbelt.

Anarchism, Socialism and Christianity

Jonty Langley | Posted 11.10.2011 | UK Politics
Jonty Langley

Many Christians have fallen for this oddly popular myth: that a system that recognises people won't willingly do the right thing by the poor and so finds structural means of redistributing wealth is somehow naïve.

East Africa, Guilt and Good Fortune

Jonty Langley | Posted 08.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Jonty Langley

I was hoping for murder, or at least adultery. Preferably deviant adultery. Sadly, when my friend said in church last week: 'I feel guilty', he was confessing nothing more than a day of being pampered at a luxury hotel: wonderful food, discrete but attentive service, beautiful surroundings. Luxury. 'And when we got home,' he said, 'there was the news about the East Africa famine.'