End Times

COP26 Bruegel Babel

Environmental apocalypse: the religious drama of COP26

"Since it is difficult to distinguish true prophets from false, it is as well to regard all prophets with suspicion," warned Primo Levi in his 1947 work If This Is a Man / The Truce. As the Archbishop of Canterbury…
bishop paul bayes extinction rebellion

Bishop endorses Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion say billions of people will die in the next decade or so due to climate change, so they are blockading parts of London for a fortnight, preventing people…

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…

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;…