Welby’s Will-To-Power:   Pride & Ego- Sanity & Sanctity, in the Saga of George Bell.

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The facts are on the whole well known. Lord Carlile, having been forbidden by his terms of reference to judge the innocence or guilt of poor Bishop Bell, did allow himself to tell the world that Bell would never have been found guilty in a court of law.

Peter Hitchens was almost apoplectic with surprise and frustration at Welby’s intransgence.

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‘Operation Opra’: Secular self-righteousness – a mixture of morality, hypocrisy and revenge.

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There was something magnificent about Oprah Winfrey at the Golden Globe awards.

 

She commanded the whole room, perhaps as she stood there with the cameras on her, she commanded the whole media-connected world; by turn chat show host, enraged mother figure, avenging angel, future president even. She combined a range of roles all at once that dominated the stage she stood on, and the imaginations she had burst in on. Continue reading “‘Operation Opra’: Secular self-righteousness – a mixture of morality, hypocrisy and revenge.”

Talking to LBC (London Radio) about sin, sex and God -(as captured by an Australian website.)

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https://www.eternitynews.com.au/good-news/how-would-you-answer-the-question-what-is-sin/

How would you answer the question: ‘What is sin?’

When a journo asks you, you need a good response. Here’s one.

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While four-letter words get all the attention, Christians struggle more with some three letter words. “Sin” for example. This word trapped Tim Farron, a public Christian who led the UK Liberal Democrats during last year’s election. On the campaign trail, Farron was asked: “Is gay sex a sin?” He prevaricated, finally answering “no”, and later resigned as the party’s leader.

Farron has recently recanted to a Christian radio station, Premier, saying he should have answered “yes.”

“The thing is, you can’t argue people into a relationship with God.” – Gavin Ashenden

In the wake of the Farron turn-around, London talkback host Ian Dale asked Gavin Ashenden, missionary bishop and former chaplain to the Queen: “So, what is sin to you?”

 

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