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It is time to renounce religion

Liberal Christians are dropping out of the Church in the US, says Harriet Baber

 

 

HERE in the United States, it is election season, when its citizens turn to thoughts of religion, and politicians look for Evangelical mascots to impress those of us whom the Obama organisation calls "people of faith".

Although Evangelicals account for no more than one third of all Christians in the US, and not all Americans are Christian, Evangelicalism is viewed as the religious industry standard. Admit to being a theist, and you are tagged as one of ...

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I was there when the tsunami struck

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Ten years ago, Maxwell Hutchinson and his wife were on holiday in Sri Lanka when it was torn apart by the tsunami. He tells how they survived  Subscribe to read more

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There is no divine right of managers

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