Society and Social Structures

If babies may be aborted on the grounds of their sex, why not sexuality?

  "Thank heaven for little girls," sang Maurice Chevalier in the 1958 film Gigi. The reason? Well, mainly because they i) "get bigger every day"; and ii) "grow up in the most delightful way". Librettist Alan Jay Lerner then fleshes…

The myth of the undeserving poor

  Unlike most Christian initiatives, this week's Feeding Britain report on poverty and foodbank use has whipped up a media storm filling up plenty of column inches and broadcast minutes. And it…

Songs of Praise goes ecumenical

  It seems that Aaqil Ahmed, the BBC's Head of Religion & Ethics, essentially agrees with the Bishop of Truro: the Church of England will be dead in six years,…