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Radio: A lifesaving gift

by Edward Wickham

CAN ALTRUISM be forced? Surely not: an altruistic act must be freely bestowed. But what about in the case of a small child who — were he or she able to express an opinion — might readily agree to an act of selfless generosity, but cannot even say the word altruism, let alone understand it? In particular, would baby McKenzie have allowed his bone marrow to be used for the benefit of his sister, had he been able to make a reasonable decision?

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Clergy are ‘more like Old Labour than New’

A survey commissioned to support debates on the future of the C of E yields some interesting results, says Linda Woodhead  Read More

Fri 31 Oct 14 @ 14:53
'Positive action' is being taken to create a pool of women ready to be considered for the episcopate http://t.co/mDg7mlOLfo

Fri 31 Oct 14 @ 12:49
Clergy are ‘more like Old Labour than New’ - read analysis by @LindaWoodhead here http://t.co/W9GolEjiJN