Category Archives: Society

Amoral or differently moral?

Wealth and the ultra-rich: moral, immoral or amoral? Continue reading

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On responding to tragedy

A reflection on Jesus’ response to some tragedies Continue reading

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Mass shootings: how to respond?

How can we help, or at least avoid making things worse? Continue reading

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Are we civilised? Should we be?

On the meaning and desirability of civilisation Continue reading

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Why do we make each other so ill by polluting the air?

How we learned to accept poor air quality Continue reading

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Fake news, democracy and the real world

How fake news undermines democracy and the common good Continue reading

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Would you fancy crossing the Channel in one of those boats?

Moral values and our attitudes to migrants Continue reading

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The meaning of the Magnificat

The Magnificat as Luke’s Christian programme Continue reading

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70 years on, do we still believe in human rights?

On what we mean by human rights Continue reading

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Rees-Mogg, Habakkuk and their values

Britain has been the laughing-stock of Europe for a couple of years, but I write this at a time when it seems in complete disarray, with government ministers campaigning like fury against each other. The presenting issue is Brexit, but … Continue reading

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