James Mumford

James Mumford

With his new translation of the New Testament, David Bentley Hart has brought the Bible back to life

Two books attempt to tackle the fundamental basis of equality: whence do we derive human rights?

Maurice Glasman’s agenda for the common good draws on religious and secular traditions. It has lessons for both the Right and the Left    

Catholics in Europe found that if they wanted freedom themselves, they must demand it for all. American Christians should take note

A theologian with the wit to expose the laziness of the new atheists’ argument

British churchmen look to America’s example on welfare

A superb new film vividly portrays the use and abuse of scripture by slavers to justify their evil acts

Presented with the choice after witnessing a man assaulting a woman, I felt compelled to step in. I got more than I bargained for

An unrealistic emphasis on autonomy turned ‘viability’ into the sole criterion for aborting a foetus. This makes no sense today

I tried to help Andrea, a disorientated stranger at a hectic London station, to the irritation of the state’s representatives