Tag: capitalism

Lancashire lad
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Lancashire lad

I remember growing up in Radcliffe, in Lancashire. A small industrial town, with hundreds of chimneys belching smoke over the valley. None remain now. Steve Latham The cotton industry has collapsed. Our temporary historical blip, of imperial protection, has been replaced by global capitalism, and the terminal decline of British […]

Marxist theology
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Marxist theology

It is strange to observe that Slovenian Marxist philosopher Slavoj Zizek is now famous now for writing books about theology. . Steve Latham . Zizek has written in glowing terms about St. Paul, and forthrightly defended the Christian heritage against secularist attempts to minimise its influece. He is, of course, […]

Muslim ‘evangelists’
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Muslim ‘evangelists’

My friend and I used to sit and drink coffee on Edgware Road, to talk about life, and about his passions. What he said made me think about issues of tolerance in western liberal society.   Steve Latham   His own overriding concern is promoting his faith. For this, he […]