Category Archives: Religion

What the Church of England is really saying about same-sex marriage

Guest post by Alan Renwick, Reader in Comparative Politics, University of Reading   @alanjrenwick Confused about the Church of England’s arguments concerning same-sex marriage? Here is a brilliant executive summary which which knows how to read between the lines. Alan Renwick … Continue reading

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Atheism vs. Religion: can’t we have a sensible debate?

I am posting this as a reaction to a few debates I got involved in recently, including one earlier today. My thoughts on these issues are still rather at a very early stage of development (and I daresay it shows), but it’s … Continue reading

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The Word of Gove – or: a King James Bible for Every School?

On Friday, the Guardian reported that Michael Gove, the Education Secretary, has decided to send a King James Bible to every state school in England. This has triggered a strong critical reaction from some quarters, and I find that I disagree with Michael Gove … Continue reading

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