Issue: May 2015

Getting Away With Murder

A new thriller set in late-Stalinist Soviet Union has alarmed Russian authorities

A Journey Back To The Golden Age Of Bronze

A remarkable Florentine exhibition has brought together many of the few surviving Hellenistic sculptures

Ushaw College

Richard III's robe and St Cuthbert's ring are just two of the treasure of this former Catholic seminary

Is The West’s Loss Of Faith Terminal?

Enemies of Western civilisation claim that our lives lack meaning. If so, the cause may be our detachment from our religious roots  

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

The Pope, The Jew, And The Vision Of Blue Labour

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

The Global Politics Of Netanyahu’s Victory

There was more to his controversial statement about Arab votes than Netanyahu's critics cared to acknowledge

Bourgeois Beacon

"Only the party that wins the trust of the middle classes deserves to govern."

Student Cocoon

Today's university students are being mollycoddled

An autumn note

“For many, the end of this uneasy year cannot come quickly enough”

An ordinary killing

Ian Cobain’s book uses the killing of Millar McAllister to paint a meticulous portrait of the Troubles

Greater—not wiser

John Mullan elucidates the genius of Charles Dickens
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