Category - God

  • 4 Feb 2009

    My experience of being a Christian is that of a surprising, continual and contested process of reformation and rediscovery, says Simon Barrow. It's far removed from the caricature of faith that many zealous believers and non-believers seem attached to.

  • 22 Oct 2008

    Many believers want politicians to talk more about God and faith. Many secularists wish they would stop doing so. But are both missing the point?

  • 20 Oct 2008
  • 10 Sep 2008

    The Earth remains intact after the start of the largest particle physics experiment ever conducted, in Switzerland, following high profile scares that it might destroy the world - a sign, say many, of the media's "science illiteracy".

  • 10 Feb 2008

    Christianity has suffered as a result of trying to subject an ineffable and transcendent God to the inevitable limitations of speculative philosophy, says Giles Fraser. But divine reality impinges upon us much more immediately in the Gospel.

  • 13 Aug 2007

    In an era where a basic understanding of what Christianity is about cannot be taken for granted, Simon Barrow welcomes a new book by philosopher and theologian Keith Ward which clears some ground and opens up issues.

  • 20 Jul 2007
  • 5 Jun 2007

    Readers of The Independent newspaper were yesterday surprised to see a paid-for advert by God urging US President Bush to stop wrecking the planet. So far no-one has claimed responsibility for the divine intervention.

  • 3 Jun 2007

    One of the many important life-issues raised by traditional Christian language about God is that of gender and paternity - human and divine.

  • 9 Mar 2007

    Johan Maurer asks what we mean by spiritual experience and mysticism