The Church of England

Rowan Williams

The former Archbishop of Canterbury seems too pleased with himself to reflect on his disastrous legacy

Royal Ely

A visit to Ely Cathedral perfectly encapsulates the history of England and her architecture.

Chelsea Haven

The architecturally eccentric church of St Simon Zelotes provides unexpected peace

Is There Such A Thing As A Religious Vote In The UK?

The voting patterns of religious voters in Britain are more complicated than they first appear. Politicians should stop treating faiths as bloc votes

We Can Fix The Economy But Not Human Nature

In the Church of England's new book the Archbishops of Canterbury and York are too focused on inequality rather than poverty, greed and folly

Protestant Power Games

Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall, superbly adapted for television, is brilliant because it defies easy definition

Saintly Networkers

Kate Cooper’s pacy tale of heroines, virgins and martyrs recounts the largely unknown role of women in shaping the early Church

Rights and Wrongs

The Case of Lilian Ladele, hounded out of her job as a registrar for her Christian beliefs, is evidence of a rising religious intolerance

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
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