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  • 14 Dec 2020
    Daniel L. Dreisbach, Mark David Hall

    Christianity Matters in American Law and Jurisprudence

    Since the first English settlements in North America, Christianity and its sacred text have had a significant influence on American jurisprudence. This reflects Christianity’s imprint on Western legal traditions in general and the English common law in particular. Early colonial laws, especially in New England’s Puritan commonwealths, drew extensively from biblical sources as interpreted within […]

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  • 1 Jun 2020
    Mona Siddiqui

    Covid 19 and the struggle for hope and certainty

    A few weeks ago I went out for my daily walk on Thursday evening just before 8pm. I had forgotten that since the current lockdown in the UK, this is the time set aside for the weekly Clap for our Carers campaign. It’s a public event to show appreciation of all NHS and frontline staff. […]

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  • 1 Jun 2020
    Philip C. Almond

    The Coronavirus, God and Evil

    It’s not the end of the world. But with the coronavirus running rampant, you could be forgiven for thinking so. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse symbolically portray the four events that will occur before the end of the world – plague, death, famine, and war. The first two of these are currently striking fear […]

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  • 16 Jan 2020
    Ramazan Kılınç

    Religious Minorities and Politics

    Recently, India passed a bill to amend its citizenship law. With this bill, religion becomes a major criterion for the approval of new citizens. While the bill makes it easier to get citizenship for persecuted Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, and Christians, it excludes Muslims, India’s largest minority, with a population of around 200 million. This […]

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  • 20 Jul 2017
    Denis Alexander

    Science and Religion – the View Both Ways

    “This is a ‘both-and’ book. Those who prefer confrontational ‘either-or’ discourse should look elsewhere”. This is how I conclude the Introduction of my recently published CUP book Genes, Determinism and God. The comment is leveled against those wishing to portray human personhood using either-or dichotomous language – such as nature/nurture or genes/environment – in the […]

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  • 16 Sep 2014
    Joel Cabrita

    Creating a New Bible

    Joel Cabrita, the author of Text and Authority in the South African Nazaretha Church, explains the Nazaretha Christians of Southern Africa and the eclectic influences that helped them build their church.

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  • 21 Oct 2013
    Sarah Coakley

    Into the Intro: God, Sexuality, and the Self

    Get a sneak peek at the long-awaited new book from Sarah Coakley, God, Sexuality, and the Self. Coakley presents a modern rethinking of the way a desire for God can be reconciled with sexual desire.

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  • 25 Jul 2013

    Author Colin Howson on Objecting to God

    Author Colin Howson talks to us about writing his latest book Objecting to God, researching probability and logic, his appreciation of Scottish writers, and a flying monk.

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