Christianity

Briefing: the Christians taking their fight to Europe

4 September 2012 19:18

Away from the drama of the reshuffle, the European Court of Human Rights is hearing the pleas of four British…

Chariots of fire

12 August 2012 9:15

When the contestants were lining up for last night’s sensational 5,000 metre race, both of the American contestants waited until…

The Arab Winter, continued

4 June 2012 14:45

Back in November I wrote a cover story for The Spectator arguing that the trend in North Africa for those…

Galloway and religion

31 March 2012 18:45

A few years ago, The Spectator, in an inspired notion for the Easter issue, asked a number of prominent individuals…

Sundays should be about more than just economics

19 March 2012 18:00

The Chancellor didn’t even bother to hide the thick end of the wedge as he inserted the thin end into…

From the archives: Rowan Williams on capitalism and idolatry

16 March 2012 17:29

To mark today’s news that Rowan Williams will be stepping down as Archbishop of Canterbury, here’s a piece he wrote…

Where Rowan went wrong

16 March 2012 15:06

Rowan Williams will step down at the end of 2012, having been Primate of All England for a decade. It…

Sentamu’s the right man for the job

16 March 2012 13:26

A few weeks ago, in a cover piece for the magazine, Rod Liddle backed John Sentamu as the next Archbishop…

Why Baroness Warsi has it wrong

14 February 2012 17:56

For someone who has profited so well from her religion, it is particularly striking that Baroness Warsi should claim today…

Why Prof Dawkins has it wrong

14 February 2012 16:45

No sooner does Baroness Warsi denounce militant secularists who try to marginalise Christianity than, bang on cue, up surfaces Richard…

Romney’s continuing religious troubles

6 February 2012 22:50

Some well-informed people — Rupert Murdoch among them — have suggested that Mitt Romney could exploit Obama’s increasingly fractious relationship…

Sentamu for Canterbury!

2 February 2012 14:59

John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York, is our cover boy this week. It’s the Church of England Synod next week,…

The evil being perpetrated against Christians in Nigeria

4 January 2012 17:25

The religious cleansing against Christians is intensifying in Nigeria, where Christianshave been told they have until Friday to leave the…

We can’t ignore the persecution of Christians in the Middle East

23 December 2011 11:14

William Hague has transformed the Foreign Office in his 18 months in charge. He inherited a system hardwired with the…

Cameron’s missing the point: Christian values require Christianity

17 December 2011 13:16

The Prime Minister does God. At least, that’s the gist of his first major speech on religion. Actually, the interesting…

A fierce debate on a religious matter

30 June 2011 14:27

The Spectator hosted a debate at the Royal Geographic Society yesterday evening with a rather meaty motion: “Secularism is a…

The threat to Christianity

16 April 2011 23:07

Is secularism now a greater threat to Christianity than Islam? This is the title of our next Spectator debate, to…

The Loved Ones

20 February 2010 1:02

It’s not something I’d thought about but, in a certain way or looked at from the right perspective, it’s a…