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Hard Questions - a new series of talks in London

Hard Questions - a new series of talks in London

"Hard Questions" is a new series of talks that will take place in Central London and is run by Faith Movement to which all are welcome. The talks will take place on selected Tuesdays at 7:30pm.

God and Our Environment

29 September 2015 Is man an ape or an angel? Fr Roger Nesbitt

13 October 2015 Physical & spiritual pollution: A result of human freewill? Peter Williams

27 October 2015 'Laudato si': An overview of Pope Francis' encyclical, Fr Chris Findlay Wilson

10 November 2015 Cherishing life; creating a pro-life environment Fr Matthew O’Gorman

24 November 2015 God: our true environment. Fr Hugh MacKenzie

8 December 2015 Why does humanity need revelation? Chris Wotherspoon

 

7:30pm please note NEW LOCATION below

The Back Room, Parish House, St Mary of the Angels, 

Moorhouse Rd, Bayswater, London, W2 5DJ 

 

Faith Magazine

January & February 2017

Recent Blog Posts

  1. Flirting with Fideism

    Flirting with Fideism
    In America magazine John J. Conley, S.J., of Loyola University argues in effect that we need a new synthesis of faith and reason given that “the world [of neo-scholastic philosophy] has disappeared”.He invites us to make “the synthetic passage through both Athens and Jerusalem t...
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  2. The Trump Election and Freedom of Thought

    The Trump Election and Freedom of Thought
    In a recent “Points of View” episode on BBC Radio 4[1], the well-known philosopher, Professor Roger Scruton, gave a reasoned analysis of something that may explain the surprise election of Donald Trump in America and of the Brexit vote here in the UK. Although clearly not a supporter ...
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  3. Bishop Barron Misses the Impact of Modern Science

    Bishop Barron Misses the Impact of Modern Science
    On his blog and in a recent Catholic Herald piece (9.9.16) Bishop Robert Barron offers some excellent reflections upon a recent Pew survey looking at reasons why young people are leaving Christianity in droves. He well shows how Roman Catholic leaders and teachers are dangerously underestimating ...
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  4. Jeff Mirus illustrates the fulfillment of Holloway's 1950 prediction.

    Jeff Mirus illustrates the fulfillment of Holloway's 1950 prediction.
    Jeff Mirus writes here on modern murder mystery novels. He says “Unfortunately, I’ve run into a number of telling cultural trends in these stories which make it more difficult to relax and enjoy the solution to 'a good clean murder'". He well articulates the over represen...
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  5. Contextualising Brexit

    Contextualising Brexit
    On 23 June 2016 a referendum was held in which a narrow majority of voters in the United Kingdom (nearly 52%) voted in favour of leaving the European Union, the so-called “Brexit”. This contrasts with the large majority (67%) who had voted to join the then European Community in 1975. ...
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  6. A 1980 Post-mortem of a Rebirth

    A 1980 Post-mortem of a Rebirth
    Thirty odd years after this overview of twentieth century Catholic intellectual culture, the points of James Hitchcock seem even more relevant. Below are some extracts but the, significantly longer, full article repays study. [Post-mortem on a rebirth. The Catholic Intellectual Renaissance, from ...
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