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Writing tagged: ‘religion’
‘Spiritual’ won’t do
In which I seek a better word to describe a profoundly uplifting sensation.
Undermining religious tradition: a time-honoured religious tradition
Religious tradition has been being ‘undermined’ in Britain since recorded history began—most of the time by people of a distinctly religious persuasion.
An atheist somehow manages to tell right from wrong
To think of all the deliciously immoral acts I could have been getting up to today, if only it had occurred to me I needn’t be impeded by any sense of right or wrong.
Book review: ‘Darwin and Lady Hope: the Untold Story’ by L.R. Croft
A dreadful book attempting to breathe new life into the long-discredited myth of Charles Darwin's deathbed conversion to evangelical Christianity. File under ‘Fiction’.
Book review: ‘A Book of Silence’ by Sara Maitland
A journey in search of the pleasure and powers of silence.
Hell or middle-management training? Ask Pope Benedict
The former pope reportedly sees management training as torment. As a conception of hell, it makes more sense than everlasting fire.
The iniquity of oblivion
In the fudge-box-pretty village of Burton on my native Wirral Peninsula lie two graves, their inscriptions now utterly lost.