Tag Archives: Religion

Equal Rights to Civil Partnerships

Last week the BBC reported the news that a heterosexual couple had lost their Court of Appeal battle to have a civil partnership instead of a marriage. I think this is very disappointing. It is a while now since same … Continue reading

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God, Politics and Sensationalist Headlines

On Monday Theresa May was all over the news. She’s the Prime Minister, nothing unusual about that. These headlines were troubling however. They basically proclaimed that our Prime Minister’s decisions, specifically over Brexit, are guided by God. I am an … Continue reading

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Defending my Right to be Offended

There has been quite a hoo-hah over the past couple of days about an advert showing the Lord’s Prayer. Having just carried out a quick web search I feel like I’m jumping on the bandwagon in expressing my views on … Continue reading

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A little Tolerance and Understanding

Like all right thinking people I was horrified by the massacre at the offices of Charlie Hebdo and the subsequent atrocities in Paris last month, all in the name of Islam. The attacks rightly caused a wave of horror and … Continue reading

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Halal: Good or Bad?

There has been quite a kerfuffle over Halal meat recently and it troubles me. I am by no means an expert on the subject, but that doesn’t seem to stop anyone else wading in, so here goes… As I understand … Continue reading

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Should the UK be a Christian Country

Our esteemed Prime Minister David Cameron caused a bit of a hoo-ha last month with his comments that we ought to be “more confident about our status as a Christian country” and more evangelical about our faith. A large group … Continue reading

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Easter: The Most Pagan of Christian Festivals

Easter is almost upon us. I am not even a little bit religious, but I like religious festivals: mostly because of the Bank Holidays, but also because they contain within them a host of interesting folklore and mythology which says … Continue reading

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