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    After Eden

    In March 2016, 23 volunteers entered ‘Eden’ – 600 acres of remote countryside on the western coast of the Scottish Highlands. British TV channel, Channel 4, was... Read more
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    Human Vulnerability and the Problem of Evil

    I've been listening to Jordan B. Peterson's lectures on Genesis. For someone who professes no 'belief' in Jesus Christ he has some remarkable psychological insights on... Read more
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    Iconoclasts then and now

    Robin M. Jensen’s The Cross: History, Art, and Controversy (Harvard, 2017) is an exceptionally interesting and insightful review of the way in which the symbol of the... Read more
  • The Sea: Contemporary Holiday Destination or Ancient Hell-hole? image

    The Sea: Contemporary Holiday Destination or Ancient...

    “Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more.”
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    Another day, another example of intolerance

    It feels as though every day brings a fresh example of the growing intolerance of the ‘diversity’ movement. Read more
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    Progressivism’s Peak Lunacy

    So the week before last it was all, “Gender is meaningless – it mustn’t even be mentioned; it is the distinction that knows no name,” as London Underground... Read more
  • We’ve Been Here Before: Transgender and the End of Our Era image

    We’ve Been Here Before: Transgender and the End of Our...

    My friend and sometimes Think contributor Andrew Haslam drew my attention to this video of Camille Paglia performing a dissection of the Transgender phenomenon. It is... Read more
  • The Revealing Conservativism of JK Rowling image

    The Revealing Conservativism of JK Rowling

    If creating things is the way by which culture is formed then JK Rowling has been a cultural force. In the 20 years since Harry Potter & the Philosopher's Stone was... Read more
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    Home (almost) Alone

    The past year has been one of middle-aged milestones. We lost our first parent – Grace’s dad dying of cancer a year ago today – and our eldest daughter left home... Read more
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    We Need to Talk About Ed

    Last Sunday at Gateway church I started a three-part series on understanding culture. This is material that I would more normally teach on a leadership training course... Read more