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We cannot pretend this violence has nothing to do with religion

Originally posted on Resistance & Renewal:
My next door neighbour is a devout Muslim and he is the best neighbour that it is possible to have. He recently replaced the fence between our gardens. Not only did he refuse to accept any…

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The secularisation of Martin Luther King

Originally posted on Resistance & Renewal:
There has been a huge amount of coverage in this last week about the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s I have a Dream speech which was delivered at the 1963 March on Washington.…

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Three reasons why everyone should watch ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ this Christmas

Originally posted on Resistance & Renewal:
In my view, It’s a Wonderful Life is not the best Christmas film ever. It is simply the best film ever, full stop. Released in 1946, the film focuses on the life of a…

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10 Reasons why partnership working doesn’t happen

Everyone in government and charitable agencies is quick to say how committed to partnership working they are. Everyone agrees on the need to join up, work together and be smarter, but so often it doesn’t happen. Here’s my top ten … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Niall Cooper:
Are you looking forward to the New Year with a feeling of foreboding or a spirit of hope and optimism?: An Advent Reflection To be sure, there are many reasons to feel hopeless as we…

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