The Church of England

An “established” Church of England affronts both secularists and Anglicans. But it offers the best protection for humanist liberalism

Scholasticism was philosophy’s attempt to apply reason to Church doctrine. But while the medievals were constrained by a notion of overriding divine authority, we should not underestimate the theistic dimension of Western thought today

The much-maligned King of the Jews’s shortcomings should not overshadow his political and cultural accomplishments

He is an 18th-century deist with a message for today’s aggressive atheists: religion has a social value, and saves us from the return to a Hobbesian state of nature

Science and faith need not contradict each other because they concern different matters

‘I might believe it is wrong to work on the Sabbath but I cannot expect the law to enforce that belief in Britain’

Newman’s Unquiet Grave: Portrait of a Reluctant Saint by John Cornwell

The Rage Against God: Why Faith is the Foundation of Civilisation by Peter Hitchens

Is the passage about Jesus by the great Jewish historian a forgery — or authentic?