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Thought-provoking

A double-edged sword: the power of religion for good and evil

(7 minute read)
Joseph Evans, a Catholic priest, turns a spotlight on religion’s potential for harm as well as good and dares to think the unthinkable – that not all religions are a positive force in society.

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LatestSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Systems Thinking: the ripples we can create

(5 minute read)
Juliette Flach recommends a more holistic approach in our efforts to make the world a better place.

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COVID-19LatestThought-provoking

When religious values help fight a virus

(5 minute read)
Hajra Rehman explains the core principles of Islam which have helped keep the pandemic under control in Muslim nations.

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COVID-19LatestSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Rebuilding society after the pandemic must not mean trashing the planet

(6 minute read)
Margareth Sembiring reveals the risks involved in ignoring the environment in a post-COVID society.

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Art & CultureHistory

A traveller in the village called Rome

(4 minute read)
Leonardo Franchi contrasts the simple lanes of village life in rural Italy with the panting heart of the Eternal City, and finds they have much in common.

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LifestyleSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Hunting witches: the shaming of women’s bodies

(11 minute read)
Following her earlier article, Pretty Hurts, Bianca Costa Sales examines the double standards, injustices and cultural oversights in society’s treatment of women.

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HistorySocial IssuesThought-provoking

Ethno-religious nationalism in an age of anxiety

(9 minute read)
The hijacking of faith by populism is a growing phenomenon around the globe. In this article Nora Fisher-Onar and Ahmet Erdi Öztürk detail the growing influence of ethno-religious nationalist sentiment as a response to the fading promises of 20th century liberalism.

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LatestLifestyleSocial IssuesThought-provoking

The silent power of altruism

(6 minute read)
Adam Brocklehurst examines the life-changing potential of small acts of charity and solidarity.

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FamilyLatestThought-provoking

How to connect with your children’s emotions

(6 minute read)
Explore them, don’t dodge them… Ronnie Convery learns excellent parenting tips from a specialist US study centre.

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COVID-19History

It’s an ill virus that blows nobody any good

(9 minute read)
Richard Bauckham looks back to a Middle Age fair to make sense of the Covid pandemic.

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