Lawyers are always right

On a plane recently, I watched a film called “Bridge of Spies”, starring Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance, and based on true events.  In 1950s America, Hanks plays a lawyer assigned to the defence of a Russian accused (correctly) of spying.  He then brokers a...

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“Good Disagreement?” – Book Review 3

“Good Disagreement?  Grace and Truth in a Divided Church”, edited by Andrew Atherstone and Andrew Goddard, was published last year by Lion Hudson.  It consists of a series of chapters by different people (including Ian Paul, formerly of St John’s, whose blog Psephizo.com I have...

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The EU referendum

It won’t have escaped anyone’s notice that in three months or so we have the right to vote on whether or not the UK should leave the EU.  (If the vote is LEAVE, it may well be England that leaves, as Scotland at least seems...

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In which I show off about showing off

Last Saturday night, I took part in a talent competition (I didn’t win.  Congratulations to two lovely dance troupes, and an excellent saxophonist, who did.)  It was very well-organised, the proceeds went to charity, and a good time was had by all.  There was cake. Usually...

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Good Friday

  A few disjointed quotes and thoughts, mainly from other people, about Good Friday and Easter, and empathising with Our Lord. My song is love unknown My Saviour’s love to me Love to the loveless shown That they might lovely be. O who am I, that for my sake, My Lord should...

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