Tag: Honour

Romance: Christian, not grey.

Romance: Christian, not grey.

by Njoki Mahiaini, 13th February 2015 Complete the sentence: “Love is…” Depending on your perspective your answer could range from the musical “Love is…all around,” to the cynical – “Love is…blind,” to the biblical – “Love is…patient, love is kind” and so on from 1 Corinthians 13. For more visual thinkers perhaps what comes to […]

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Slutwalking

Slutwalking

by John Hayward ‘Too many overprotected middle-class girls have a dangerously naïve view of the world. They fail to see the animality and primitivism of sex, historically controlled by traditions of religion and morality now steadily dissolving in the West. … When it devalued motherhood, Western feminism undermined women’s most ancient claim to dignity. Sluttishness […]

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Honour and Shame by David McIlroy

Honour and Shame by David McIlroy

  Summary Contemporary Western society suppresses the concepts of honour and shame, although they re-surface in its media in a theatre of the grotesque. Honour reinforces good behaviour through appeals to a shared morality, while shame penalises bad behaviour through disgrace and exposure. The Bible offers a different social vision, in which honour is respected […]

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