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Tag Archives: work
This post is part of a series summarising some of the arguments in my new book Why Progressives Need God. Why do we have to do so much work? Why do so many people suffer stress through long hours, while … Continue reading
Teaching philosophy to primary school children can improve their English and maths skills, according to a pilot study highlighting the value of training pupils to have inquiring minds. So writes Sarah Cassidy in The Independent . Apparently, Children from deprived … Continue reading
This post is based on Jesus’ parable of the labourers in the vineyard (Matthew 20:1-16), as I am preaching on it on Sunday. If you think it reads like a sermon, that’s because it is one. It draws on a … Continue reading
Hard work is not a virtue, I argued a few weeks ago in disagreement with recent statements by politicians. There is a very different error – almost the opposite error – which has a longer pedigree and also needs challenging. … Continue reading
In an article printed in the Church Times on 17th April 2014, Prime Minister David Cameron writes: The Christian values of responsibility, hard work, charity, compassion, humility, and love are shared by people of every faith and none – and … Continue reading