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April 19th, 2018 | Church and State
Roger Kiska comments on the systematic rejection of visa applications for Christians seeking to study in theological institutions or who are seeking refuge from war-torn countries. Commenting on cases handled by the Christian Legal Centre, Kiska says: "Christian ministries providing invaluable outreach to segments of the UK population in need, are being targeted and punished despite their best intentions to follow the letter of the law in relation to issuing visas."
April 13th, 2018 | Abortion, Life and Bioethics
In an unprecedented authoritarian move of illiberal totalitarianism, Ealing Council have introduced a 'buffer zone' banning pro-life pavement counsel and prayer from outside Marie Stopes on Mattock Lane. Is this really about safety and protecting mothers? If that is what is intended, it certainly will not be the consequence. Regan King comments.
April 12th, 2018 | Education
The government announced this week that they will drop plans to register and inspect out-of-school settings in response to a call for evidence on the proposal. These inspections could have included church youth groups, Sunday schools, and other church youth programmes. The government has now abandoned these plans which is a significant step to preserve Christian freedoms.
April 3rd, 2018 | Church and State
Asserting that Christians need to develop a cultural theology grounded in the Bible, Dr. Joseph Boot has addressed what he calls 'Churchianity' in a series of articles for Christian Concern. Here in the final instalment of this series, he draws an important distinction between piety and pietism and warns of the consequences of Christians retreating from public engagement. Boot calls for a recovery of faith and practice that permeates every element of our society.
April 3rd, 2018 | Church and State
Having introduced to us the idea of 'churchianity' as a problematic mindset among many modern evangelicals, Dr. Joseph Boot explores the philosophical foundations behind this phenomenon in this fifth of six articles.
April 3rd, 2018 | Church and State
In 'Churchianity' Dr Joseph Boot has argued the need for Christians to develop a cultural theology grounded in the Bible, addressing common faults in evangelicals' approaches to culture. In this fourth instalment Boot addresses a fundamental question: "what is the Church?"
April 3rd, 2018 | Church and State
In this third installment, Dr Joe Boot challenges well-meaning but errant thinking on the relationship between religion and politics and culture. Boot says "...to divorce religion from politics, or from culture in general is a sheer fiction."
April 3rd, 2018 | Family and Sexual Ethics
Carys Moseley reviews a collection of essays by various secular British critics of the normalisation of transgender identity in children and adolescents.
March 29th, 2018 | Freedom of Speech
Tim Dieppe comments on the report on Freedom of Speech in Universities which was issued by the Joint Committee on Human Rights this week.
March 27th, 2018 | Church and State
The impact of the Christian faith upon the cultural history of the West is inescapably visible all around us, yet is currently under threat. Questions need to be answered. What is the nature of the relationship of the gospel of Jesus Christ to the society in which we live? What is the relationship of God’s Word-revelation to the Christian’s life in the world? Joe Boot continues to answer these questions in this second of a series of articles.
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