Theo Hobson

November 05, 2021
Does Bonfire Night's roots in anti-Catholic prejudice make it an illegitimate piece of historical re-enactment?
June 28, 2022
Liberalism and Its Discontents by Francis Fukuyama Profile Books £16.99, 192 pages The term “liberalism” is a monster that has grown large and confusing tentacles in recent decades. In the US it largely refers to left-of-centre politics, but also inspires libertarianism; in the UK it can refer to capitalist excess and also to progressive individualism
January 27, 2022
Theo Hobson asks ‘Britain’s strictest headteacher’ Katherine Birbalsingh why her methods resonate today
January 27, 2022
Theo Hobson looks at a clutch of agnostic writers and finds some of them have a good sense of religion’s depth and force
December 03, 2021
Whatever Happened to Tradition?: History, Belonging and the Future of the West by Tim Stanley Bloomsbury, £20, 266 pages ________ In recent years, the “post-liberal” perspective has dominated religious thought and has also gained a foothold in political circles. The American Catholic journalist Sohrab Ahmari has recently brought such thinking to a wider audience. Now
July 01, 2021
Theo Hobson explores the glorious earnestness and bold religious vision of DH Lawrence
April 01, 2021
Theo Hobson wonders if renewed focus on religious outdoor spectacles and festive parades would excite the British public
March 01, 2021
Bridge over troubled waters :Joe Biden could bring Catholics together, not only in the US
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