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Ticking over with Christianity lite

Rituals and ceremonies have a part to play in our faith, says Harriet Baber

Up the road, in Encinitas, a couple are suing the district for introducing yoga into their child's school, as part of its physical-education programme. Backed by an Evangelical watchdog group, they claim that it violates the separation of Church and State.

Most residents are indignant: yoga does not involve any indoctrination, just relaxation and stretching exercises; so how could it be religious?

Yoga is religion lite - so light that the religious connection is virtually ...

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Keeping the Bard cool

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Use what power you have to help the poor

Christians can take a lead to promote practical action for those suffering in the housing crisis, says Phil Hemsley  Subscribe to read more

Fri 29 Apr 16 @ 21:45
Hereford Cathedral's Mrs Shakespair probably not the Bard's wife, sadly https://t.co/FLOcsLekQX

Fri 29 Apr 16 @ 21:00
“Bullying, vilification, and intimidation of witnesses” Can C of E inquiry into Peter Ball get to the truth? https://t.co/nZAQY3wBdJ