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Monday 11 January 2010
Friday 18 December 2009
Wednesday 18 November 2009
Tuesday 10 November 2009
Wednesday 28 October 2009
Monday 12 October 2009
Tuesday 22 September 2009
Last Tuesday the relics of St Thérèse of Liseux, a long dead French Carmelite nun, sparked a flurry of excitement when they arrived in the UK for a four week tour.
Saturday 12 September 2009
Tuesday 01 September 2009
For all the millions they've spent this summer, Manchester City's success may well depend on a small bottle of holy water.
The Last Witch, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh<br/>Love Letters Straight from Your Heart, Dean's Room, McEwan Hall, Edinburgh<br/>Power Plant, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Sunday 30 August 2009
Sunday 30 August 2009
He might have been pipped to the Lance Todd Trophy by a team-mate, Michael Monaghan, but both coaches at Wembley paid tribute to Lee Briers. The Warrington half-back was an influential figure in the club's long-awaited Challenge Cup win.
Saturday 15 August 2009
Thursday 06 August 2009
The world is a better place, it seems, if viewed through a pair of Rosicrucian-tinted spectacles. You may have seen their ad – on a poster or in newspaper at home or abroad – promising to improve your memory, develop your will-power, overcome bad habits and enrich your spirit by unlocking the secret wisdom of the ages.
Friday 24 July 2009
Friday 17 July 2009
Saying that science has made religion redundant is rather like saying that thanks to the electric toaster we can forget about Chekhov, says Terry Eagleton in this gloriously rumbustious counter-blast to Dawkinsite atheism. Eagleton, who is perhaps Britain's most venerable cultural critic, is not a Christian, though he was in the 1960s. But he continues, unfashionably, to be a Marxist, and his critique of the New Atheists is rooted in the historical materialism of revolutionary socialism, but with a thread of poetry woven through it.
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