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  • Why Christendom Is Still Christian image

    Why Christendom Is Still Christian

    Tom Holland’s Dominion: The Making of the Western Mind is certainly one of the books of the year, and one of those rare contemporary volumes that I would recommend all... Read more
  • On (Mis-) Defining Work image

    On (Mis-) Defining Work

    One of the ways our economy impoverishes us spiritually is by teaching us that the only sort of work that is really work is work that a member of the capitalist class... Read more
  • “I Don’t Know What Came Over Me” image

    “I Don’t Know What Came Over Me”

    This is such a searching comment from Sam Allberry’s (excellent) forthcoming book, Why Does God Care Who I Sleep With?: Read more
  • Left and Right: A Way Foreword image

    Left and Right: A Way Foreword

    I don't always read forewords. Sometimes I skip them; sometimes I skim them. Usually, their function is to communicate to me that the writer of the foreword thinks the... Read more
  • The Meaning of Auschwitz image

    The Meaning of Auschwitz

    Yoram Hazony's new book, The Virtue of Nationalism, is fascinating in all kinds of ways. His argument is that nationalism is virtuous rather than vicious, broad and... Read more
  • Cranmer’s Five Reasons for Divorce and Remarriage image

    Cranmer’s Five Reasons for Divorce and Remarriage

    Domestic violence has long been recognised as a problem in the church. It did not emerge as a pastoral concern a few years or decades ago; it has been identified and... Read more
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    Surprised by Paradox

    It may just be me, but of all the new books I have come across or read this year, there don't seem to be many whose purpose is to inspire worship. There are lots (as... Read more
  • Was Jesus Tempted To Commit Murder? image

    Was Jesus Tempted To Commit Murder?

    Jesus was "tempted in every way, just as we are, yet without sin" (Hebrews 4:15). What an amazing truth. But what does it mean? Does it mean that he was tempted to do... Read more
  • Porn, Curiosity, Killing and Cat Videos image

    Porn, Curiosity, Killing and Cat Videos

    There is a common thread that unites pornography, murder, Netflix, skim-reading, Facebook and cat videos, argues Matt Anderson in a superb piece at TGC. The link is... Read more
  • What If The Lost Sheep Isn’t An Unbeliever (And The Shepherd Isn’t Jesus)? image

    What If The Lost Sheep Isn’t An Unbeliever (And The...

    We all know the parable of the Lost Sheep. The shepherd is Jesus, the ninety-nine sheep are Christians, the lost sheep is “one sinner who repents,” and the result is... Read more