The name of Jesus should not be dropped from the parliamentary prayer, writes Richard Dawson.
Faith and reason
Earlier this month we learned of the immediate closure of the Fortune Theatre. This sad news rightly released deep-felt responses of regret and sorrow.
James Harding explains why we must remember World War 1 and why it is imperative we find a way to learn from the costly follies of the past.
The United Nations Human Rights Council has urged countries to legislate against defamation of religion, and especially of Islam.
The arrival of a new year is a good time to take a fresh look at the virtues and benefits of forgiveness, suggests Ian Harris.
It is an occupational hazard for anyone who thinks deeply about Jesus and his message that they can end up with a portrait that looks uncannily like themselves.
It is received, standard wisdom that the only way out of our economic doldrums is to grow the economy. More must mean better: more money, more output, more jobs, more spending, more profits, more...
St John's Gospel provides an example of how a fresh interpretation of Christianity can rejuvenate and spread the faith. Something similar is required today, writes Ian Harris.
The King James version of the Bible is being appropriately celebrated as a great and influential literary achievement, says Donald Feist, of Dunedin. But he questions its religious relevance today and its effectiveness in feeding Christian faith in the 21st century.
The reality of promiscuity is that it leaves people more empty and broken, believes Mark Smith.
A prominent atheist author has challenged atheists to imitate purposefully the strengths of religions, notes Ian Harris.
There is no room for a supernaturally neutered Christ, argues Peter Sara in response to an earlier ''Faith and reason'' column.
Ian Harris examines the background to Christian beliefs on immortality and resurrection.
Christianity has both the resources to critique hypocrisy and provide the remedy for it, writes Mark Smith.
Many scholars are now more convinced about the historical reliability of the Gospels than was the case a generation ago, writes Prof Paul Trebilco.
Bothering God? Not at all, says Ian Harris, just examining the big questions of meaning, purpose and existence.