Roundup: disability, R.S. Thomas, church and state, Indigenous justice, Jim Wallace, secularism
People with serious handicaps who’ve been rejected can only grow to greater fulfillment if they know they’re loved. There’s a difference between doing things for people out of generosity and being with people …
R.S. Thomas, the Welsh poet and Anglican priest who died a little more than a decade ago, left a body of work that is slowly becoming recognised as among the best and most important religious poetry of the twentieth century.
Fuelled by immigration, religion has become increasingly geographic over the past 30 years.
Indigenous people have been “invisibilised.” Few people care. Our social consciousness has placed Native Americans in the past — people who used to live here.
Prominent Christians have criticised Australian Christian Lobby head Jim Wallace over comments he made on Twitter on Anzac Day.
Scotland’s top Roman Catholic priest attacks the marginalisation of Christians
It makes me weep that church must court popularity by stripping itself of all mystery, depth and texture, installing mammoth plasma-screens in the nave, salesmen in the pulpit and ATMs in the foyer just to get bums on misericords, as yet another casualty of the flat-out zombie race to the bottom.