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I don’t Vow To Thee My Country: the difference between patriotism and nationalism

This week a lot of people will sing the hymn ‘I Vow to Thee my Country’ at Remembrance services. The hymn, which combines the words of a poem by British Diplomat Sir Cecil Spring-Rice with a beautiful tune by Gustav … Continue reading

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Would Jesus bomb IS? – by Claire Mathys

Since the UK decided to join other Western countries in airstrikes against the so-called Islamic State (IS), many Christians have been wrestling with whether this decision was the right one. One question is whether bombing is morally justifiable. Another is … Continue reading

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Is war a necessary evil? – by Danny Kuhrt (aged 11)

War is the worst thing known to man. People dying at terrifying rates. The Chance of dying at any second. It is a horrible thing. Yet, sometimes it is necessary. You cannot let sometime storm into your country, kill everyone, … Continue reading

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