Monthly Archives: March 2013

The God we don’t expect

One would have to write off the Gospel narratives as any kind of historical record, in order to conclude that Jesus’ followers had expected some sort of miracle after the crucifixion. One of the sustained themes throughout these accounts is the … Continue reading

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The self-harming of a culture

I was struck recently by Simon Heffer’s excellent article on Martin Heidegger in the March edition of Standpoint Magazine, entitled ‘Hitler’s Superman‘.  Heffer is reviewing Yvonne Sherratt’s new book, Hitler’s Philosophers but in so doing, he finds himself engaging with the … Continue reading

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Church for atheists?

There has been a gathering pace recently, at least if our secular media are to be believed, towards the idea of ‘church for atheists’, a concept popularised in Alain de Botton’s recent book which I referred to a little while … Continue reading

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