FAITH IN CULTURE
articles on the challenges and opportunities for faith in modern culture
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Creativity And The Church's Long Hours Culture

Creativity And The Church's Long Hours Culture

Of all the things the Church needs right now, imaginative, risk-taking mission is top of the list. But are we in the right place for it?

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The Madness Of Crowds

The Madness Of Crowds

When God is dethroned by the people, the throne does not remain empty for long. Two of today’s pretenders are nationalism and the market. The economic crash of 2007-08 feels a long time ago

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The Goal Is Soul

The Goal Is Soul

The objectives we set ourselves often confuse rather than empower. The point is to give our life away, with all its targets, so we can receive it back in spades.Setting targets seems to be hardwired into people

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Piercing The Gloom

Closing Down Debate

When we cannot tolerate the existence of views we do not share, we tend not to befriend those who hold them.

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Piercing The Gloom

Piercing The Gloom

We need fiction to inspire as well as repel. The lack of such highlights a palpable cultural pessimism right now. The call of a BBC drama chief in August 2017

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Box Set Binge

Box Set Binge

A deeper, richer, more intuitive understanding of human life is emerging in culture and it is a gift for sharing faith.

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Slow Cinema

Slow Cinema

When did you last see a movie that reduced your pulse to the rhythm of creation? How about this for a film pitch: A bus driver dreams up poetry during his

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The Voice

The Voice

One strange, absorbing puppet film speaks more poignantly about life than any human performance could achieve.For a sustained meditation on the

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Bearing Witness To The Night

Bearing Witness To The Night

Stopping pernicious lies about last century may be a defining challenge of this one.. An historical event is most at risk of being denied

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