Symon Hill's blog

My new book: The Upside-Down Bible

I am delighted to report that my third book is now available to order. It will be published in November.

The reason for the silence

It's a while since I last blogged.

Church House: Still hosting conferences sponsored by arms companies

Pope Francis last week attacked the “duplicity” of those who profit from the arms trade but “call themselves Christian”.

Don't keep calm. Don't carry on.

As I write, it is unclear whether the Conservatives will have an overall majority. If not, I suspect they will try to rule as a minority government, although they may try some sort of deal.

Abortion, Trident and the destruction of innocent life

Fifteen UKIP candidates and two Conservatives have signed a statement that commits them to opposing the renewal of the Trident nuclear weapons system.

Optimistic about the Green vote.

I am often cautious about making election forecasts, but when it comes to the Green Party, I’m unusually confident about my predictions.

UKIP's Christian group accuses gay people of 'recruiting' children

One of the nastiest accusations against gay people is the claim that they 'recruit' children with the intention of turning them gay.

Labour should stand up and say they'll scrap Trident

Trident is trending on Twitter. At present, it is the Number One trending topic in the UK.

Britain has never been a Christian country

Happy Easter!

Grassroots activism and the Leaders' Debate

Leaders’ Debates are always going to be unbearable on some level.