Tag: Sunday

Sir Fred Catherwood

Sir Fred Catherwood

By Michael Schluter Sir Fred Catherwood, who died on November 30th 2014, was a person who knew the Lord well. He was committed to issues of justice and integrity, and lived out what he believed. For me personally, he was a source of inspiration for close to 30 years and gave time and support in […]

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Sunday under threat (again)

Sunday under threat (again)

Michael Clark, March 2006 Major retailers like Next, Asda and Tesco are pressing for extended Sunday trading hours. Are 150 hours each week (out of 168) not enough? (REUTERS/Toby Melville) For the first time in 12 years, Sunday trading is again a key topic in the media. Numerous phone-in and discussion programmes have already looked […]

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Time poverty is destroying family life

Time poverty is destroying family life

John Alexander, March 2005 Although greeted with scornful and derisive laughter, we in the Keep Sunday Special Campaign tried hard in the 80s and 90s to convince the country that the destruction of Sunday as a day of rest and recreation would have terrible consequences. We argued that it would damage society in a way […]

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Why Keep Sunday Special by Christopher Townsend and Michael Schluter

Why Keep Sunday Special by Christopher Townsend and Michael Schluter

Is Sunday trading an issue that matters?  This booklet argues that it matters profoundly, not just for Christians but for society as a whole.  It examines first the biblical case of special interest to Christians.  It then puts forward the economic, social, legal, and ideological arguments against unrestricted Sunday trading.  Six days are enough for […]

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