The Dominating Heresy of Our Time

Every age has its own besetting heresy. Looking back – at Arianism or Montanism, for example – it is clear that these sprang out of the way society was structured at the time, and the way people understood themselves and their purpose in that society. Heretics occasionally realise they have departed in some way from …

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And Gallantly She Ran Away

Lady Gaga has cancelled her scheduled concert in Indonesia after threats and protests. All very courageously provocative when it comes to offending the Salvation Army or the local Methodist ladies guild. They are not likely to chop your head off or burn your house down. Not so courageous about being ‘transgressive’ in a place where courage might really be needed.

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