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God and the hope of a better life

This is the last of a series of four reflections on progress. The first was about the ancient idea that a supreme god maintains the universe with a long-term design. The second and third were about the ideas of progress … Continue reading

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Why Christians should vote for a different government. 12) Freedom

This post is part of a series summarising some of the arguments in my new book Why Progressives Need God. We all like to be free. The Liberal tradition in modern politics is so called because of its commitment to … Continue reading

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Has evolution made us what we are?

When I told the taxi driver that I was a priest, there was a pause. Then he said ‘Oh. I believe in evolution.’ ‘So do I’, I replied. That was too much for him. ‘I can’t take that.’ The study … Continue reading

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