SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Lucas Hollweg
December 07, 2017
When buying ordinary products, you may be funding political causes you reject
December 07, 2017
I was in the supermarket the other day, scanning the most pretentious foreign lagers section, when to my horror I caught sight of a crate of Heineken, on the side of which was the message: “Here’s to an open world. To a world without borders or barriers. To the belief that there is more that
August 03, 2017
Does history have to be about the present? I ask after seeing Christopher Nolan’s much-discussed Dunkirk, which is indeed as good as everyone says, among the best war movies ever made (he says in the heat of the moment). The film covers events from May 26 to June 4, 1940, when 350,000 men, a large
August 03, 2017
Dunkirk is a great war movie ­because it’s about people, not issues
May 04, 2017
Atheists will soon start to die out, according to demographic projections. So much for 'secularisation theory'
May 04, 2017
At first glance, it looks as though the Sea of Faith has well and truly evaporated. At the start of Lent this year, the BBC expressed puzzlement when Glasgow MP Carol Monaghan turned up to a parliamentary meeting wearing ash on her forehead, and asked whether this was “appropriate”. As the general election was called,
March 17, 2017
St Patrick was an undocumented migrant - but the immigration debate was as complex in his time as it is today
December 22, 2016
A churchman living in east London despairs of his flock. “There are many people who do not believe that God exists, nor do they think that the human soul lives on after the death of the body,” he laments. “They consider that the universe has always been as it is now and is ruled by