Where men are forbidden to honour a king they honour millionaires, athletes, or film-stars
Paul ShakeshaftMay 5, 2023
Reclaiming chaplains who understand themselves first as chaplains, and not merely as decorative functionaries would be one way of retrieving Christianity in the public square.
Miles SmithNovember 28, 2022
Throughout the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, words such as faithful, dutiful, and loving have been used to describe the now 70-year reign of Britain’s longest-reigning monarch. These have been accompanied by both explicit and implicit calls to emulate her.
Ryan N. DankerJune 3, 2022
With those words—“Her Majesty’s Government will…”—the speech from the throne was not read by the monarch. For the first time since the beginning of the present reign, this important address to Parliament was read for her by her 74-year-old son, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.
Robert MorrisonMay 13, 2022
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby advocates for an “extremist” church, confident in its transformative power. Duke University professor Stanley Hauerwas advocates for a pacifist church, bearing witness to nonviolence.
Matt GobushOctober 1, 2018
This article about the contrasting attitudes of the Church during World War I and II was originally published in Christianity…
Christianity & Crisis MagazineSeptember 14, 2017
In her book God & Mrs. Thatcher, Dr. Eliza Filby recognizes this tendency to perceive Margaret Thatcher as some ahistorical persona present in all of Britain’s affairs.
Will HigginsAugust 4, 2016
At the Church of England’s General Synod last November, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby delivered one of the most rousing calls to a truly Christian realistic approach to the civil war in Syria and the rise of Islamic radicalism in recent memory.
Daniel StrandFebruary 3, 2016