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Reformation
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
March 30, 2022
In this issue we have an extract from the introduction by Professor Eamon Duffy to a new edition of his groundbreaking work of history, The Stripping of the Altars. It was a book that changed perceptions of the Reformation in England; no subsequent account of the period can fail to be aware of it. Formerly,
December 26, 2021
On the 30th anniversary of its publication, a book about the Reformation explains how Christianity was robbed of its magic and mystery
June 21, 2018
The US bishops present More as a martyr of conscience. But it was a Catholic conscience before all else
November 06, 2017
The Church needs renewal. Does it have the people who can bring it about?
November 03, 2017
The writer was not known to mince his words
November 02, 2017
A daily guide to what's happening in the Catholic Church
November 01, 2017
The cardinal said there was 'tension' within the Church
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