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All articles & reviews tagged with christianity

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July 2021
Articles

Why is error so easy to slip into?

Jude 4 tells us that error creeps in unnoticed. Obvious error is relatively easy to reject. But are we over-confident in our ability to spot the less obvious error and to avoid subtle shifts in our thinking? We are susceptible to teachings that allow us to fit in with the world by softening the…

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Historical

April 2021
Articles > Historical

How Christianity transformed the world

The searing image of five screaming children fleeing a napalm attack in Vietnam in June 1972 was one of the iconic photographs of the twentieth century. Kim Phuc, the central child in the photo, suffered life-changing burns. She was left with physical and psychological scars, and a burden of anger and bitterness. When Kim…

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December 2020
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

A question of trust

The year 2020 has raised many issues of trust. Can we trust the government? What’s their strategy? Haven’t they flip-flopped numerous times? And scientists? Have they really been objective in presenting data about coronavirus? We know MPs, scientists, and other advisers have broken lockdown rules themselves. We are also aware of the rise of…

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August 2020
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Atheists in praise of Christianity

Historian Tom Holland is known primarily as a storyteller of the ancient world. Thus his newest book, Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the World, came as a surprise for several reasons. First, Tom Holland is not a Christian. Second, Holland’s book is one of the most ambitious historical defences of Christianity for a…

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News

July 2020
News > Society

Christians in Sport speak about the place of faith in pro football

Members of Christians in Sport (CIS) have spoken of the impact of Christianity in professional football. In a wide-ranging interview with The Times, CIS General Director Graham Daniels highlighted the increasing willingness of footballers to talk about God. Daniels, a former player and now Director of Football at Cambridge United, came to faith as…

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October 2019
News > Society

Rampant secularism is fuelling the culture wars, says Melanie Phillips

Rejection of Christianity has served only to undermine western values of freedom and tolerance, according to journalist and author, Melanie Phillips. Writing in The Times she argues that virtually the entire education establishment has decided that Western values should no longer be transmitted. ‘The bedrock principles of the West had to be replaced by…

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February 2019
News > International > Persecution

Iran: More than 100 Christians arrested amidst Govt crackdown

More than 100 Christians have been arrested in Iran in just one week and ordered to cut all contact with religious groups and house churches. They were detained by Iranian authorities, questioned on their involvement in Christian activities, and told to expect a call from Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence. Christian charity Open Doors UK,…

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