Viewing 323 posts by Matthew Hosier

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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
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    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
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    Meaning Radiohead

    Twenty years ago I used to teach lectures on Generation X. Remember them? Remember when Douglas Coupland was the secular prophet of a new age and ‘the divorce... Read more
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    Coming Down the Mountain

    “When Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tablets of the covenant law in his hands, he was not aware that his face was radiant because he had spoken with the... Read more
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    Faithful & Joyful in the Secular West

    Jonathan Sacks writes, “You can be a minority, living in a country whose religion, culture, and legal system are not your own, and yet sustain your identity, live your... Read more
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    The Shack: Reposted

    Below is a post (lightly edited) that I published on my personal blog in the days before Think. In that post I anticipated the release of a movie of The Shack and as... Read more
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    Standing Firm in the Secular West

    Tim Farron’s decision to stand down as leader of Liberal-Democrats because he was “torn between living as a faithful Christian and serving as a political leader”... Read more