Why is it so hard to talk about Trans issues?
(7 minute read) Andrew Scott offers a pathway through the minefield of misunderstanding as he calls for more light and less heat in the debate.
“Our egos do not always have to be in the firing line.”
(4 minute read) Self-worth shouldn’t become self-entitlement, argues Roshaney Aftab.
Caring for life in and outside the womb
(5 minute read) Pro-life means concern for life in all its forms and needs, says Katelyn Hannel.
Why football may not be ready to come home
(4 minute read) Neo Kalungu-Banda says England still has much to learn - and not only on the pitch.
The Tayside Derby: a game of two halves
(6 minute read) John-Luke Harris finds a corner of Britain where football fans have learned to disagree without being disagreeable.
A new way to promote human rights
(8 minute read) ‘Covenantal pluralism’ might not be the catchiest of terms but it could be a key approach to help human rights flourish around the globe, argue W. Christopher Stewart, Chris Seiple and Dennis R. Hoover.
Have yourself a merry Adamah Christmas … by listening
For a season which is habitually designated as one of goodwill, Christmas this year is struggling to live up to its reputation. Divisions in society are chasming into ruptures – the sharp, noisy drill of a pandemic on otherwise healthy soil has left deep cracks. Political and cultural earthquakes in Britain and America (think Trump, think Brexit) have loosened the bonds of community in those countries and the surrounding areas and have shattered peace within families and even within hearts. In Africa frustration at injustice and corruption is boiling over into street protests. In Asia gross abuses of human rights are continuing while the world looks away. Even the word…
(8 minute read) The golden rule for effective and enriching dialogue is simple to state, but devilishly difficult to put into practice, as Andrew Scott found out.
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.
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.