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The 9 lives of Christianity

This is the talk I gave at St Brides, Liverpool last night, in the ‘What’s so special about religion?’ series. The title was ‘What’s so special about Christianity?’ My aim is to draw out how Christianity has meant different things … Continue reading

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As a Christian I’m a citizen of the world

Prime Minister Theresa May’s statement reverberated around the UK: If you’re a citizen of the world, you’re a citizen of nowhere. My guess is that this vicar’s daughter is totally unaware of the role Christianity played in getting people to … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – or not?

Time rolls on. Compared with this time last year we are all a year older. We have grown too big for our old shoes, or started a new school or job, gained or lost income, acquired another child or grandchild, … Continue reading

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The languages of evangelism

A few years ago in a local wine bar I found myself in unfamiliar company, sitting at a table next to a medium and opposite a committed member of the British Humanist Association. I had not met either before, but … Continue reading

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The resurrection: who cares?

At Easter the Order of Service for the mass media is to taunt bishops by asking for public statements about the Resurrection. It’s pretty difficult to say something intelligent about it without shocking some group of Christians. There’s a problem. … Continue reading

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