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Abortion (Ireland)

Abortion (Ireland)

During the campaign to repeal Ireland’s protections for the unborn, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar pledged that abortion would become “safe, legal and rare”. Yet in the years since the 2018 repeal of the eighth amendment, over 28,000 abortions have already been carried out.

Conversion therapy (Ireland)

Conversion therapy (Ireland)

The Government intends to ban ‘conversion therapy’. A new law covering both sexual orientation and gender identity is being drafted, overseen by Equalities Minister Roderic O’Gorman TD.

Critical Theory

Critical Theory

Increasingly in our culture, the individual experience of those deemed to be ‘oppressed’ settles every argument and overrides objective evidence. Their perception is seen as all important. An ‘oppressed’ person’s feelings cannot be questioned. Feelings are more important than facts. (6 pages)

The Fourth Commandment

The Fourth Commandment

Only a few decades ago, a high view of the Lord’s Day was standard among English-speaking evangelicals. Yet today, there are many Christians for whom the whole notion of one day set aside for God seems a quaint throw-back to Victorian values. It is easy to feel intimidated by the tide of this popular thinking within the evangelical world.

The Christian Origins of Humanism

The Christian Origins of Humanism

We have come to think of humanism as something to oppose. Secular humanism represents what most Christians view as the advance of the secular state: policy proposals and decisions which are based upon the centrality and priority of human reason or rationality without reference to God at all, never mind any basis in the revelation given in Holy Scripture.