Prayer

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The answered prayers of the great and the good

The Spectator has carried out a Christmas survey, which solicited "answered prayers or wishes". Presumably 'wishes' were included for those who don't pray. So we have a Christmas survey sent out to... well, who precisely? We don't know how many…
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Lord's Prayer advert banned by cinemas

  Cinemas are private establishments, and so are free to advertise whatever they like and decline to advertise whatever they don't like. Pearl & Dean dominated cinema advertising in the…
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The cult of Comrade Corbyn

  A cult is a small, unpopular religion. A religion is a large and fashionable cult. When the disesteemed and shunned become desirable and popular, there follows respect, if not…
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"God told me to.."

  Have you ever had a Christian say to you: "God told me to..", followed by a directive or (more usually) a subtly coercive exhortation to do something (usually) for…