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Jonathan Wright

Europe’s dancing mania

Five hundred years ago, a bizarre “dancing plague” descended on the Alsatian city of Strasbourg. People were to be seen leaping and convulsing “in...

Is Western secularism a cultural imposition?

Secularism by Andrew Copson, OUP, 153pp, £12.99 “The case for secularism,” writes Copson, “is fairly simple.” The goals usually include a separation of religious...

Mince pies amid persecution

The harried English Catholic community stuck to its Christmas traditions, from carols to wild merry-making

Mince pies amid persecution

Thomas Hodgson had trouble sleeping on Christmas Eve in 1599. He was a man of Catholic sympathies, well-connected in recusant circles and teaching children...

Witches, heretics and a treasured poet

A heady brew of personal reminiscences, geopolitical commentary and insightful cultural analysis was served up by Peter Millar in The Germans and Europe: A...

Europe’s dancing mania

Five hundred years ago, a bizarre “dancing plague” descended on the Alsatian city of Strasbourg. People were to be seen leaping and convulsing “in...

Is Western secularism a cultural imposition?

Secularism by Andrew Copson, OUP, 153pp, £12.99 “The case for secularism,” writes Copson, “is fairly simple.” The goals usually include a separation of religious...

Mince pies amid persecution

The harried English Catholic community stuck to its Christmas traditions, from carols to wild merry-making

Mince pies amid persecution

Thomas Hodgson had trouble sleeping on Christmas Eve in 1599. He was a man of Catholic sympathies, well-connected in recusant circles and teaching children...

Witches, heretics and a treasured poet

A heady brew of personal reminiscences, geopolitical commentary and insightful cultural analysis was served up by Peter Millar in The Germans and Europe: A...