Tag Archives: human rights

Will Gay only B&Bs be forced to close under equality ruling?

Yesterday’s ruling in court that hotel owners cannot discriminate on grounds of sexuality puts many Gay only hotels on the wrong side of the law. Although the ruling is a small victory for the two men claiming to be upset … Continue reading

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Tom Bingham: The rule of law decontextualised

I’ve been reading The Rule of Law (London, Pengiun, 2010) by Tom Bingham (retired Master of the Rolls, Lord Chief Justice and Senior Law Lord) in which he traces the development of the rule of law, its importance and modern … Continue reading

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Gang rape and murder of man’s girlfriend

The seventh book of the bible, Judges, ends with a harrowing account of the gang rape and murder of a man’s girlfriend. The morning after the attack, the girl’s lover found her dead on a doorstep. In his dismay he … Continue reading

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Why should all people acknowledge Christ as Saviour?

In our human rights based, multi-cultural, individualistic society, most people function with a highly pragmatic view of faith; “if it works for you, that’s great” or “I’ll try anything which might make my life better.” Many churches recognise this view … Continue reading

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Human rights or responsibilities?

The disastrous effect of human rights on the gospel. It’s been 61 years since the United Nations drafted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and 11 years since the British Government passed the Humans Rights Act 1998. The legal debate … Continue reading

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