Religion Tag Archive

History

Discovering feminism’s roots

(9 minute read)
Jennifer E. Morel follows the trail of the feminist movement and is surprised to find herself journeying back to the ancient Greeks, the beginnings of Christianity and the Middle Ages.

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Mental HealthSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Preventing and healing childhood sexual abuse …

(7 minute read)
Tyler VanderWeele, Director of the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard University, offers grounds for hope.

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Editorial

Easter ‘21: rising from the pandemic

Easter is one of those feasts which goes under several disguises. Chocolate-fest, spring break, holiday weekend … yet rarely is it recognised for what it is, namely the Christian feast which requires the ultimate leap of faith. For if truth be told, even a benign agnostic or distracted atheist could just about cope with the […]

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

Laïcité, Islam and the future of France

(9 minute read)
Do French claims about religious neutrality stand up to scrutiny? asks Maddy Fry.

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Art & Culture

Painting the soul

(9 minute read)
Carolyn Morrison goes behind the canvas to discover the profound meaning in some of the world’s best-known paintings.

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

Did you hear the one about the Pope and the Ayatollah…?

(7 minute read)
A roadmap for dialogue between religions with a relevance beyond the Middle East may be the lasting legacy of Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq, writes Ronnie Convery.

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LifestyleThought-provoking

Frankl and his shadow

(6 minute read)
John-Luke Harris urges us to examine the line that runs through our own hearts to find the source of good and evil in the world.

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HistoryThought-provoking

Women who made a difference: the original Sisterhood

(6 minute read)
Maria Patricia Williams hails an Italian go-getter whose passion for the poor of New York City is still making an impact today.

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History

Paradise Lost: The world’s debt to Iraq

(10 minute read)
Iraq is central to world civilisation and to the Bible and speaks to us of great journeys, exile, suffering and salvation. As he looks forward to Pope Francis’ visit to this country in March, Dr Emil Anton spares a thought for the many who have had to flee from it in modern times.

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Stroll with Nicole

When fasting from Instagram is harder than giving up meat on Fridays …

(3 minute read)
Nicole Law’s offers a very 21st century take on Lent.

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