What's the problem with divorce?

By David Instone-Brewer 26 May 2010

People have struggled with failed marriages ever since Jesus' teaching was interpreted as "Once married, always married".

David Instone-Brewer claims that new findings in Jewish legal terminology suggest that Jesus didn't throw out the Old Testament laws allowing divorce for abuse, but was rejecting a newly invented no-fault divorce called the "Any Cause" divorce.

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The Art of Darkness

Philip Pullman, author of His Dark Materials, is well known for his antipathy towards religion. Yet his atheism has a distinctively Christian flavour. In this new paper, Tony Watkins argues that although Pullman insists that this world is all there is, he seems constantly drawn towards ideas of transcendence.

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