Apocalypse

Order of St Michael and St George racist honour

The Order of St Michael and St George: a racist Royal honour, or just apocalyptic dualism?

As the statues fall, the expurgation expands. Someone has noticed (quite impressively) that The Order of St Michael and St George (instituted in 1818) depicts a white St Michael standing on the neck of a black Satan. "This is a…
end of freedom

The end of freedom?

Last night the Prime Minister placed the UK in lockdown to help abate the spread of coronavirus. You should be staying at home unless you must travel for essential work,…

On the Feast of Stephen

The funeral of St Stephen, by Filippo Lippi (1460). St Stephen – 'a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost' (Acts 6:5) – was chosen to be a…

Jihadi John has gone to meet Mohammed

  It is reported by the Pentagon that there is a "high degree of certainty" that the Islamic State serial beheader Mohammed Emwazi – aka Jihadi John – has been…

Does God suffer?

  There's an awful lot of suffering and badness around. Nasty people do nasty things, and wicked people do worse. There are floods, droughts and earthquakes, which are no-one's fault;…
Hell

Where the hell has Hell gone?

  In a world of broken promises, imperfection and fallenness, there is an understandable human yearning that all may eventually be saved. It is compassionate, loving and enlightened to believe…