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Minutes after telling reporters he would deploy the military if state officials could not contain protests against police brutality across the nation, Donald Trump walked across the street from the White House to St John’s Episcopal Church. Bishops across the US condemned the president for using the Bible as a “photo op” for “partisan political purposes” after threatening military action against George Floyd protestors. A crowd of peaceful protestors outside the White House gates were dispersed with tear gas, flash grenades and rubber bullets to make way for him.
"Don't you just know those books are gonna burst into flames someday."
As news of his death spread, many Christians took time to reflect on the 99-year-old pastor’s long life and legacy.
Yes, Muslims can be elected to US Congress. No, they don't have to swear on the Bible.
This is the awkward moment a spokesman for controversial American politician Roy Moore, who last night lost his bid for the
The true test of an intelligent person is a humble awareness of the limits of their knowledge. So said a rather clever man
The true test of an intelligent person is a humble awareness of the limits of their knowledge. So said a rather clever man
'The world is not ending, but the world as we know it is ending.'
According to a tranche of ominous headlines in the press recently, you may be spending this Saturday wrestling with more
My university bookcase is the best example of how all this exists together. Next to well-worn feminist literature from Laura Bates to Iris Murdoch is my Bible; each loved, each with an important place in my life.
But go ahead and make plans for Sunday anyway.
The latest efforts of some sections of the media to brand Oxford University a haven of over-zealous liberalism has forced
Among the many reasons people across the world have been expressing outrage at the executive order on immigration signed by President Donald Trump, one of the lesser noted has been its advocacy of a "religious test" for migrants.
By embracing a truly modern approach to worship and inspiring a whole new generation of young Christians, Hillsong has to be respected and admired. They do some incredible charity work and appear to be going from strength to strength in terms of attracting new members to the church. It's just a shame that they are not quite as welcoming as they seem. I, for one, will not be going to Wembley Arena this Christmas.
For non-Christians - the majority of Brits - the Bible isn't uniquely moral, uniquely important, or uniquely beautiful. Christian hegemony is out of date. Cast away on a desert island, people should be offered the book of their choice and we now have a whole wide world of inspiration to choose from.
One day, we too may be at the wrong end of a gun, facing someone who believes we deserve to die. And then we may regret all the hours we wasted complaining, bitching and condemning those we thought were wrong and wish that we had spent more time dancing, loving and brightening life ourselves.
In the eleven years since Luke Kennard won the Eric Gregory Award for The Solex Brothers, he has released five collections
Mercury will make a rare move across the sun on Monday – an important celestial event for stargazers and a portent of doom
Mercury will make a rare move across the sun on Monday – an important celestial event for stargazers and a portent of doom