It can seem surprising that, in Christianity, pride is held up as one of the most dangerous of vices. Surely, you might protest, isn’t pride just an annoying and rather foolish personality trait?
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‘Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely’ – a statement from the nineteenth-century historian Lord Acton that is all too easy to believe but is, I think, an oversimplification.
Much is being made at present of ‘British values’, with the intention that all who live and work here will have a clear idea of what it means to be British and the standards of behaviour and the attitudes that we wish the world to associate with this.
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As we are heading into that time of year when we buy books to read on holiday I thought it might be useful to share some reflections on holiday reading, or indeed reading at any other time of the year.
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