Friday, 7 July 2017

Why is this analysis of Christianity wrong?

This critique in the New Yorker by James Wood of a book - The Kingdom by Emmanuel Charère - which is itself a critique of the origins of Christianity seems to miss the point that is being missed. Two failures of imagination.

But I may be wrong

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Reader. O, Reader!

The description of feelings in literature is relatively recent. Why so? And what are the consequences?

Wednesday, 12 April 2017


NT Wright on the true meaning of the Easter story

Sunday, 26 March 2017

The death of democracy

Mark Carrigan on two types of democratic failure. All too real ...

Monday, 20 February 2017

The myth of self-authorship

From Theos

Friday, 17 February 2017

5th C Roman pottery use

Heat map of 5th century distribution in England and Wales
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Thursday, 12 January 2017

Religion and social progress

From the International Panel on Social Progress - the role of religious experience in society; chapter and response