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Selected articles 2017

  • These days

    7 October: Campaigns, celebrations and all that jazz

  • Posture politics

    7 October: War Cry comment on the War Cry comment on the the 'take a knee' campaign
  • Teaching children is a big ask

    7 October: Youth and Schools Programme Co-ordinator of the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion Lizzie Henderson tells Nigel Bovey about the big questions that children ask

  • Dodgy characters trade on vulnerability

    7 October: Rosemary Dawson considers everyday ideas that go way back to the 66 books of the Bible

  • Difficult to bear

    30 September: 'Goodbye Christopher Robin' follows the struggles of Winnie-the-Pooh author 

  • RE thinking

    30 September: War Cry comment on the importance of RE lessons
  • I don’t like myself very much – but I’m trying hard to learn to

    30 September: Katharine Welby-Roberts tells Claire Brine about her struggles with depression, anxiety and low self-esteem

  • No one's unimpeachable

    30 September: Rosemary Dawson considers everyday ideas that go way back to the 66 books of the Bible

  • Cake or break

    23 September: Bakers hope to taste success 

  • Home truths

    23 September: War Cry comment on the increase of homelessness
  • Creativity is key for Mercy B

    23 September: Mercy Balogun talks to Renée Davis about helping people make the most of their music – and their relationships

  • Value judgment

    23 September: Rosemary Dawson considers everyday ideas that go way back to the 66 books of the Bible

  • Happy and glorious

    16 September: Queen Victoria considers life's big questions 

  • End game

    16 September: War Cry comment on nuclear weapons
  • For the record

    16 September: TV sitcom writer James Cary tells Claire Brine why he wrote a comedy play about Martin Luther

  • Help is at hand

    16 September: Rosemary Dawson considers everyday ideas that go way back to the 66 books of the Bible

  • Hurrah for the Famous Five

    9 September: Enid Blyton series celebrates 75 years

  • Immigration detention picture is unsettling

    9 September: War Cry comment on the current state of dentention centres in the UK
  • For the record

    9 September: Singer, songwriter and actor King Cas Ajani speaks to Renée Davis about his experiences in the entertainment industry and his efforts to empower young men

  • Zion - the last word in heavenliness

    9 September: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • What's cooking?

    2 September: New challenges await Celebrity MasterChef contestans 

  • No-go area

    2 September: War Cry comment on tolerant Britain 
  • God made us to be psychological beings

    2 September: Think ‘God’ and what do you see? Psychologist Bonnie Poon Zahl of the University of Oxford has investigated people’s perception of God and the effect those images have on behaviour. She talks to Nigel Bovey

  • Unveiled Wisdom

    2 September: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
     
  • Let the festivities begin

    26 August: Summer events take centre stage

  • Terror plot

    26 Aug: War Cry comment on the psychology of terrorism 
  • Putting the 'believe' into unbelieveable

    26 Aug: Radio presenter Justin Brierley tells Claire Brine why conversations between Christians and atheists matter19 Aug: Paula Hollingsworth tells Philip Halcrow why Jane Austen’s books are about more than love and marriage

     

  • T-time with the Bible

    26 Aug: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible 
     
  • Pass masters

    19 August: Victorian physicians are under observation in TV comedy
  • Aisle: be there

    19 Aug: War Cry comment on the importance of church buildings 
  • We're only human

    19 Aug: Paula Hollingsworth tells Philip Halcrow why Jane Austen’s books are about more than love and marriage

     
  • Sabbath - and the rest

    19 Aug: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible 
     
  • Pass masters

    12 August: Back for another season, the premier league is 25 years old
  • Deus et machina

    5 Aug: War Cry comment on our relationship with technology 
  • We're only human

    12 Aug: Emeritus Professor of Ethics and Perinatology at University College London John Wyatt talks to Nigel Bovey about the possible effects of artificial intelligence and robotics

     
  • It's time to scan Q,R

    12 Aug: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible 
     
  • We are family

    5 Aug: Ancestry-hunters get excited in relation to their past
  • The time of our lives

    5 Aug: War Cry comment on how we use our time 
  • Grantchester mysteries uncovered

    5 Aug: Author James Runcie tells Claire Brine about creating clergyman-sleuth the Rev Canon Sidney Chambers


  • Personality and Politics

    5 Aug: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Show time

    Reformation comes into play at Edingburgh festival fringe
  • Ad men (and women)

    29 July: War Cry comment on the influence of advertising 
  • Play turns spotlight on modern slavery

    29 July: Lauren Jeans talks to JUDE SPOONER about taking a play on the subject of human trafficking to the Edinburgh Fringe
  • Something old, something new

    29 July: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Back on track

    22 July: Tate Modern explores black art in times of unrest
  • The matter with kids

    22 July: War Cry comment on how God is trending with smart generation. 
  • He thinks, therefore he is

    22 July: JOHN COTTINGHAM is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Reading, and one of his chief research interests is the philosophy of religion. He talks to Nigel Bovey about Descartes and the Divine
  • Mmm, I wonder what's in the Bible

    22 July: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Back on track

    15 July: Athletes are returning to London for the World Para Athletics Championships
  • Bank statement

    15 July: War Cry comment on food banks
  • See what I mean?

    15 July: ALISTER McGRATH is Andreas Idreos Professor of Science and Religion at Oxford University. Formerly an atheist, he has debated with Richard Dawkins and written on the rationality of the Christian faith. In his new book, The Great Mystery, he explores the human quest for meaning and identity – a search that, he tells Philip Halcrow, should make use of science and religion
  • OK - here are some of the 'L'-ements of faith

    15 July: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Things go west

    8 July: Poldark characters are in for tough times
  • 'Blue Peter' presenter brings faith into the picture

    8 July: RADZI CHINGYANGANYA tells Claire Brine about working in TV and trusting God
  • Employment Policy

    8 July: War Cry comment on post graduate employment 
  • Jesus - history's greatest person

    8 July: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • A slice of the action

    1 July: Tennis all set for a fortnight of court drama
  • Blind injustice

    1 July: War Cry comment on the judicial system 
  • God directed me from social media to stage success

    1 July: Actor TOM MOUTCHI tells Renée Davis about how God guided him
  • God is revealed in iStory

    1 July: Rosemary Dawson navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Rite and wrong

    24 June: TV drama explores struggles with faith 
  • It's all relative

    17 June: Film focuses on family mystery 
  • Clear thinking

    17 June: War Cry comment on the future
  • A young prisoner asked me: What do I do when I get out?

    17 June:  The Rev PAUL COWLEY talks to Renée Davis about life after prison and starting a charity for ex-offenders
  • Giant goes to the wall

    17 June: Rosemary Dawson navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Research engine

    17 June: Philip Halcrow visits CODEC, where a team of academics are exploring the links between digital culture and the Divine
  • Keep calm and carry on

    10 June: Britain stands strong in the face of terror
  • Opinions polled

    10 June: Comment on Christians and voting  
  • A second chance would be just the job

    10 June: REBECCA KEATING of The Salvation Army’s Employment Plus service tells Philip Halcrow about the problems that people with convictions face in their search for work
  • Fascinating faith facts featured

    10 June: Rosemary Dawson navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Protest. Vote.

    3 June: Election offers voters a voice against terror
  • Faith-based film addresses suffering

    3 May: Faith-based film addresses suffering 
  • When I went to prison, I thought: 'This is my lesson'

    3 June: Javed Ali tells Claire Brine how he used the embroidery skills he learnt in prison to start his own business 
  • Prophet warning leads to discrediting of false god

    3 June: Rosemary Dawson navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • All at sea

    27 May: Jack Sparrow is still making waves on the big screen
  • Football craziness

    27 May: War Cry comment on the darker sides of football
  • As soon as they see you have a conviction, they judge you

    27 May: John Wright describes his experiences of looking for work after being released from prison. As told to Philip Halcrow
  • Shepherd boy wins with giant-killing act

    27 May: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Sense of occasion

    20 May: Sense of occasion 
  • Funeral plans

    20 May: War Cry comment on funeral songs
  • The true story is that children are victims of their parents' imprisonment

    20 May: SHARON BERRY tells Claire Brine why she helps parents in prison record stories for their children
  • Guilt and inner sense

    20 May: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Signing up to be born again

    13 May: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • Turbulence priest

    13 May: War Cry comment on Giles Fraser
  • As human beings, we all need fixing

    Priest, Guardian columnist and broadcaster the Rev Canon Dr GILES FRASER tells Claire Brine why he became a Christian and how he struggles with forgiveness
  • On korf for the title

    6 May: Korfball reaches season's climax
  • Vote winner

    6 May: War Cry comment on social injustice 
  • Harking back to the ark

    6 May: ROSEMARY DAWSON navigates through some of the people, places and themes in the Bible
  • All's not fair in love and war

    29 April: Persucted Christians in film focus
  • Head together

    29 April: Men have fears they are afraid of admitting
  • Highly symbolic

    29 April: Rosemary Dawson considers the significance of crosses. This week: The cross of hope
  • It's a beautiful day

    22 April: Record-buyers celebrate independent stores
  • Smart weapons?

    22 April: On one side is a vicious Russian and Iranian-backed dictator 
  • Ready to rebuild

    22 April: Rosemary Dawson considers the significance of crosses. This week: The cross of forgiveness
  • People power

    15 April: Easter poem by Nigel Bovey
  • All the evidence is there

    15 April: New Testament scholar, historian, classicist and Dean of King’s College London the Rev Canon Professor Richard Burridge talks to Nigel Bovey about the resurrection of Jesus
  • Given the chance

    8 April: BBC Two's new reality show Second Chance Summer
  • Second opinions

    8 April: For many TV viewers, Professor Brian Cox is the face of science
  • The gift of life

    8 April: Rosemary Dawson considers the significance of the crosses
  • The Future Today

    1 April: Unbelievable technology to aid spread of faith
  • As per normal

    1 April: We must try to ensure that love colours all our acts of normality.
  • From the wreckage

    1 April: Rosemary Dawson looks at miraculous acts performed by Jesus: A tormented man