SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Roman Empire
August 07, 2017
For the Romans, citizenship was more important than ethnicity
May 13, 2016
Romanitas was the glue that kept the Empire together. The Church has something strikingly similar
September 11, 2014
The Church west of Egypt has long been plagued by heresy, piracy and persecution
July 30, 2013
A society in decline, religion as counter-culture, and mass immigration are just some of issues that link us to the Roman Empire
May 17, 2012
Ed West welcomes a new book that sheds light on the mysterious birth of the Islamic faith
December 23, 2011
Far from being chaotic, Late Antiquity was stable and confident right up until the late 5th century
April 28, 2011
Every empire falls for a simple reason: a lack of self-belief. And our leaders don't seem to believe anything much any more