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Darwin’s God

This year marks the bicentenary of the man many cast as the arch-enemy of the divine. But Nick Spencer finds the evolution of Charles Darwin’s religious belief was never as straightforward as his modern disciples like to think…

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Published January 2009

The President’s prayer

On January 20th he’ll be inaugurated as the world’s most powerful man. Here BARACK OBAMA recalls how his own conversion moulded his persective on faith and politics.

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Published January 2009

Why God believes in human rights

Ben White pays tribute to a profoundly spiritual document – the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Published December 2008

60 years on

Human rights, 60 years after the UN declaration.

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Published December 2008

Families Valued

As an activist working in deprived communities, JON KUHRT believes it’s time to use the F-word…

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Published December 2008

Said the atheist to the (ex) bishop…

One is a secular crusader bent on wiping out the ‘virus’ of faith, the other a lifelong Anglican still willing to wager on God. Writers RICHARD DAWKINS and RICHARD HOLLOWAY compare notes on evolution, myth and the enduring challenges of Jesus.

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Published September 2008

Dedicated hallower of fashion

Is it all transient glitz and conspicuous consumption, or can our passion for glad rags reflect the creativity of the ultimate Designer? JOANNA JEPSON, Chaplain at the London College of Fashion, plots a course between pulpit and catwalk.

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Published September 2008

Ullswater Requiem

Mike Smith

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Published September 2008

The road to rehab

Addictions flourish in modern society and Christians are far from immune. Broadcaster CLARE CATFORD offers some hard-earned wisdom from her 20-year battle with bulimia, depression and serial relationships.

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Published July 2008

Viva la evolution

Why should radical atheists get to hijack Darwinism as their own? Biologist DENIS ALEXANDER shows why modern Christians should celebrate evolution like many of their evangelical forebears did – as the agency of God’s creation.

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Published July 2008