This is an update of a talk I gave nearly 15 years ago to some students back in Sheffield. My aim was to help them
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No man is an island entire of itself said the prophetic priest-poet of old. Modernism and its western offspring, individualism, have done their utmost to prove
Having speculated a little about how the prevailing winds of modernist culture affect our perceptions of the present, I now want to think about how
There is a clear counter-argument for every point I want to make here. In fact, I sort of agree with every counter-argument myself. But I
Every now and then a book comes along which demands serious attention. Ted Turnau’s Popologetics is just such a book. I should be up front
I was in fear and trembling before watching this movie. Not because of any potential hide-behind-the-sofa moments – but because I so wanted the film
Sherlock Holmes is always with us. Every time I walk down Baker St (which is often because we live just behind it), the point is
I was very struck by this fascinating article (“Building Blocks” from the latest Royal Academy magazine) about post-revolution architecture and art in the Soviet Union.
During the 4 years we worked in Uganda, I would have this conversation with students all too often. They would despairingly deprecate African states for