Wednesday , 22 January 2020

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Belief Matters…Or not? Faith in a Secular Society


Earlier this week, the Daily Mail suggested the Queen did not approve of same sex marriage. Regardless of the accuracy of the report (and the Daily Mail is not always the most reliable of sources) it does raise the question of the role of faith in what is now a predominantly secular society. Secularists sometimes suggest that faith should be ...

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Biblical literalism: a conservative heresy?


Supporters of fundamentalism and literalism argue that the authors of the Bible were directly inspired by the Holy Spirit, that every word is the direct word of God and that, as such, every word must be true. Adherents of literalism argue that the Bible provides an exact factual history of the world from its creation onwards. According to this logic, ...

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Apple CEO “proud to be gay”


Tim Cook, the chief executive of electronics giant Apple, has declared he is “proud to be gay”. Writing for Bloomsburg Businessweek, Cook opted to make a public announcement about his sexuality in which he states that “while I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t publicly acknowledged it either, until now. So let me be clear: I’m proud to be ...

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