Despite being the dominant faith in the Western world for many centuries, there are some very widespread and deep set misunderstandings about Christianity. Here are fourteen things you probably did not realise.
Are you anxious about what the future holds and the rate at which technology, especially Artificial Intelligence, is advancing? What happens when we’re no longer the most intelligent beings on the planet?
In our world of echo-chambers, it's not often you'll hear people commending something they don't agree with.
Right answers can be hard to find, and hard to understand when we find them. But does that mean we should give up altogether?
Words you never want to hear a loved one say, let alone say it yourself: I’m going to die.
Truth and legend are often hard to separate, especially at Christmas. But while the legends are full of gooey sentiment, they are actually made far deeper by understanding the truth behind them.
Some things are better in the dark. The dimming of the lights creates a sense of atmosphere and anticipation, and heightens the emotions associated with a romantic meal or a scary story. Halloween embraces all things dark, but it also points to the light that inevitably follows.
Sometimes the deepest truths are most transparent in fairy tales and fantasy. CS Lewis’ story about two children and a Marsh-wiggle reveals some deep truths about the life we may not even realise we are trapped in but which feels oddly unsatisfactory to us.
What is it with our obsession with progress? And why doesn't it seem to make things any better?