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Light grilling for host of Questions of our Times

The second series of Questions of our Times, our four webinar evenings which begin on 1 March, is hosted by Major Nigel Bovey, a Salvation Army officer, journalist, and musician. He will be asking our guests his own questions, plus the questions of the audience, so we thought we’d turn the tables and ask him […]

Desmond Tutu: a ‘very special child of God’

The biblical scholar and social commentator Richard A Burridge, who as Dean of King’s College London knew and worked closely with Desmond Tutu, offers this memoir about the former Archbishop of Cape Town who died in December. Ever since the current Archbishop of Cape Town announced the death of Desmond Tutu early on Boxing Day, […]

Digging into the foundations of faith

Over the past 150 years, Jerusalem has become one of the most excavated and archaeologised (if there is such a word) cities in the world, and with good reason. The city is holy to three of the world’s faiths – Judaism, Christianity and Islam – and is famous not only as the place where Jesus died, […]