Author Archives: Chris

PAUSE!

This blog is still on pause for a little while longer, Read on…

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Misunderstanding in the Making

Various things have kept me away from this blog for Read on…

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You’re probably not really interested in compassion. And that’s good.

Last Friday night saw the first in a short series, Read on…

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History as Force of Nature: Godzilla and The Wind Rises

This week in cinemas two films hark back to Japan’s Read on…

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Guest Contributor: Chris Oldfield on John Gray

‘Part of the secular fury in Europe comes from exasperation. Read on…

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Eagleton and Friends on BBC’s Free Thinking: Religion, Spirituality, Culture…

A great interview with golden-tongued Terry Eagleton Read on…

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The Concept (and the Practice) of ‘Christian Meditation’ – new piece in Aeon Magazine

In lieu of a new post on this site (there’ll be one Read on…

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Christmas in the Japanese Countryside…

This is the text of a radio column broadcast on BBC Read on…

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BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking talk: Therapy vs Prayer

This is the transcript for a talk I gave at the BBC Read on…

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The Spirit Incarnate: Andreas Mayer & John Forrester at the Freud Museum

‘Don’t sit here. Don’t lie here. Don’t die Read on…

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