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Shrinking society
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Shrinking society

Church-going is declining. Among migrant communities, it is still strong. But for the second and third generation the attractions of active religion are also less.   Steve Latham   Before the atheists get too excited, however, they need to reflect that the same phenomenon is occurring among political parties and […]

Religion at the movies
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Religion at the movies

On holiday, I went to a multiplex cinema with my wife. I was astonished at the size of the establishment. There must have been twenty screens.   Steve Latham   With the height of the atrium and the sweep of the foyer, it had the feel of a postmodern church. […]

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Why I am against women priests

The recent vote by the Church of England’s General Synod against women priests has caused a lot of controversy. Steve Latham I am also against women priests. Actually, I am against all priests. The New Testament, read from a radical reformation standpoint, has no place for any priesthood. The Bible […]