Feminism, Chivalry and Violence

Today we are being confronted with more domestic violence, and more angst about what to do about it. Increasingly it is being claimed that gender equality is the key to …

Civil Days and Holy Days

It just so happens this year (2019) that Easter Sunday and Anzac Day fall near one another – on the 21 April and 25 April respectively. Given that the New …

God and Caesar

Historians  invariably  speak  of  every  era  as  a  time  of  crisis,  and  the  Church’s  relationship  with  the  state  is  never  what  it  might  be  in  an  unfallen  world.  Tensions  are  …

Banning the Holy Spirit and Chaining the Word

As  Western  societies  lurch  from  one  disastrous  fad  to  another,  there  have  been  increased  efforts  to  ban  what  are  called  gay  conversion  therapies.  Hollywood  has  naturally  offered  its  obligatory  contribution  …

Law: What Is Primary and What Is Secondary

Drawing  on  the  work  of  two  American  writers,  Jonathan  Haidt  and  Greg  Lukianoff,  Paul  Kelly  wrote  recently  of  ‘the  three  great  lies  corroding  Western  cultures’.  In  his  view,  these  are:  …