Tag Archives: Today Programme

How Rowan Williams missed the ball on encouraging servant leadership.

I really liked the challenge of Rowan Williams’ Thought for the Day on Radio 4s Today Programme yesterday, Maunday Thursday (The Daily Telegraph has a report on what was said).  Williams addressed the pressing issue of servant leadership, the true … Continue reading

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Graham Allen on early intervention: why can’t the state let go?

I posted yesterday on the need for the state and church to work out their respective roles and stick to them.  Yet, on Saturday 18th Dec, Nottingham MP Graham Allen was interviewed on Radio 4 Today programme about early intervention … Continue reading

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Scott Atran on changing the heroes of Islamic terrorists

At 6:52am this morning, American anthropologist, Scott Atran, was interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme about what shapes and forms Islamic suicide bombers. What he said fascinated me. In his work with jihadist terrorists all over the world he … Continue reading

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John Humphrys: It’s the “why” that’s tricky.

John Humphrys’ report in the weekend’s Telegraph about shameless legless boozers seeks answers to why we are living in an age of social and moral meltdown. Humphrys’ reflection goes part of the way to answering the question: But none of … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 4 Today programme editors – wolves in sheep’s clothing

Did anyone catch this morning’s main headline on the Today programme? The item of greatest public concern this morning was “the British public are becoming more liberal with respect to sexual ethics but more conservative economically”. The BBC’s social policy … Continue reading

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