SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Church history
March 03, 2017
The idea that Protestants invented capitalism is a myth. In fact the system dates back to the 9th century and the great monastic estates
March 03, 2017
Jack Scarisbrick says that Eamon Duffy’s new study of the period is a must-read
October 27, 2016
To this day many believe that the Catholic Church refused to give people the Bible and religious instruction in English
October 27, 2016
Thanks to astonishing ecumenical advances, Catholics can recognise – and even give thanks for – the witness of Martin Luther
October 26, 2016
The Reformation may have caused women's religious roles to be set back centuries
August 18, 2016
The debate on married priests is damaged by myth-making. History shows that married men, if ordained, had to live continently
June 29, 2010
Pope makes forthright remarks about state of the Church