Viewing 103 posts by Jennie Pollock

  • Walk This Way - Lessons in Faith on the Streets of London image

    Walk This Way - Lessons in Faith on the Streets of London

    Ugly modern edifices notwithstanding, the streets of London are absolutely drenched with history. You could probably take a tour of the same streets with a different... Read more
  • On Surviving Your Darkest Hour image

    On Surviving Your Darkest Hour

    I thought this was going to be a post about flawed heroes. In the past few weeks I've seen the musical Hamilton - about the stratospheric rise and catastrophic fall of... Read more
  • The Price of Freedom image

    The Price of Freedom

    The USA is once again reeling from a devastating mass shooting. The latest reports say that 59 people have died and 527 were injured during the Harvest Festival in Las... Read more
  • The Worst Thing I Could Do image

    The Worst Thing I Could Do

    I haven’t watched Grease for years. Or hadn’t until recently, when I went to a singalong version at the Clapham Grand theatre. So. Much. Fun! My friends and I... Read more
  • What can we learn from Charlie Gard? image

    What can we learn from Charlie Gard?

    Charlie Gard's parents this week made the agonizing decision to turn off their 11 month old son's life support system and allow him to die. I simply can't imagine what... Read more
  • Fighting the Myth of Redemptive Violence image

    Fighting the Myth of Redemptive Violence

    THE KID
    Who gets Humperdinck?

    GRANDFATHER
    I don't understand.

    THE KID
    ...
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  • How to Live in an Illiberal Liberalism image

    How to Live in an Illiberal Liberalism

    Once upon a time there was a cake. Or rather, there wasn’t. It is perhaps the most talked about non-existent cake in the history of the world. Read more
  • On Not Having Your Cake, but Eating It image

    On Not Having Your Cake, but Eating It

    There’s something weird going on out there in liberal-land. It’s causing a clash of individualisms that would be laughable if it wasn’t so damaging to so many. Read more
  • Keep Off the Grass: An Allegory image

    Keep Off the Grass: An Allegory

    Once upon a time, in a college somewhere in England, there was a sign saying ‘Keep off the grass’.

    Most people, being obedient types, kept off the grass, though...
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  • Sam Allberry, Synod and Same-Sex Attraction image

    Sam Allberry, Synod and Same-Sex Attraction

    I don't know why this only appeared in my twitter feed last Friday, but it's a follow-up Q&A by Ravi Zacharias Ministries after 'that' speech at the Church of England... Read more