doubting thomas

  • 7 Mar 2011

    Certainty sells in both science and religion, says former priest Mark Vernon. It can also be enormously damaging. But as Thomas Aquinas realised, the best we can do when talking about God is to understand what God is not, and be open to what God might be, beyond our comprehension. It’s also known as faith.

  • 7 Mar 2011
  • 7 Mar 2011

    A former Church of England priest says that the immediacy of easily-available information in the world today has created an illusion that we have all the answers.

  • 8 Jul 2009

    To fear one's doubts and to deny them, is to take away the silence from the music and the space from the sculpture, says Jill Segger. As with all untruth, denial demeans, diminishes and eventually destroys.

  • 15 Apr 2007

    Easter is awkward for the church, because its revolutionary message leaves it nowhere to hide religiously, politically or intellectually, argues Simon Barrow.