The 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Reformation is coming up in just over four weeks. Get people you know talking about the Reformation and what it means for us today, with these 500th anniversary pin badges. On 31st October 1517 Martin Luther nailed his ‘95 Theses’ to the church door at Wittenberg. This
According to religious editor, No Christians took Bible as history for 250 years after the apostles died. On 23 August 2017 the Telegraph published a story, “‘Don’t take the Bible literally’ says scholar who brought to light earliest Latin analysis of the Gospels” The occasion of this story was the imminent publication, for the first
The early Christian theologians frequently interpreted Scripture in multiple different senses. For example, they often draw the distinction between the plain meaning of a passage, and its ‘spiritual’ sense. What’s important to realize is that any passage of Scripture can be interpreted in both senses. There is not a mutual exclusivity between the plain sense
On 27 July 2017 the Independent Online scored a spectacular journalistic fail, by claiming that “Bible says Canaanites were wiped out by Israelites but scientists just found their descendants living in Lebanon” “Wow!” you say — “this must be a game-changer for Christians who’ve mistakenly believed the Bible was a historical record for twenty centuries!”
“The DUP is a gang of homophobes, creationists and enemies of gender equality. Has the prime minister no shame?” So wrote Guardian commentator Matthew d’Ancona on 12th June 2017, in his article ‘May is the past for Tories now. And Amber Rudd looks like the future.’ The context for this article was the immediate aftermath
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