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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Yesterday, the American government released the list of documents found during the raid on the Pakistani compound in which Osama bin Laden was found and shot. Much of it is predictable: Islamic theology, terrorist manuals, conspiracy theory books and so on. One document is, however, remarkable.
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We have come to take the Salvation Army for granted. For most of us it is an almost reassuringly permanent feature, in an age when everything changes.
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Alistair Campbell famously informed us that British politicians ‘do not do God’. At this election time that statement might be inverted into a question: ‘Do religious people do politics?’
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