Tag: Controversy

Peter’s Axioms on Quoting Statistics

Go to any article on same-sex marriage and the controversy around gay unions, and at some point someone is going to make a claim and back it up by citing an academic paper. Knowing that many of you do that,

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Complaining to the ASA about the Marie Stopes Advert

I know many of you were offended by the Marie Stopes advertisement on Channel 4 on Monday. Here’s a quick guide to how to complain to the ASA. 1. Go to the ASA Website – click here 2. Enter your

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Using Losing Children

Controversy in some corners today over an interview Gordon Brown has done with Piers Morgan (to be shown next week) where he publicly cries over the death of his daughter Jennifer Jane in 2002. Tory Bear sums up one perspective.

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Sexuality and Slavery – Part Three

In my last post I looked at one specific example of how understanding the contemporary context of a passage can help discern its true meaning. We looked the use of the word pais in Matthew and Luke and saw how

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A Little Controversy

So, Alan said this: I am pro-marriage, but I fall short if that’s all people know of me. Christians must be pro-people and pro-hearts. If we win all of the political battles in the world and we lose people over

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Sexuality, Therapy and the UK

I’m sure most of you have already seen the paper launched on Thursday examining the use of reparative techniques for homosexuality in the United Kingdom. Here’s the BBC report: A significant minority of mental health professionals had agreed to help

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