All Premier Christianity articles in February 2017

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    To Tell The Truth

    2017-01-25T00:00:00Z

    As a singer, she was a phenomenal success, packing out New York’s prestigious Carnegie Hall. As a best-selling artist, she worked very hard for her success, hiring a renowned vocal coach to help hone her technique. Her friends cheered her on, celebrating her unique gift.

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    Reviews

    2017-01-25T00:00:00Z

    The Day The Revolution Began Tom Wright SPCK Reading this book is like being given a set of X-ray glasses that reveal so much more than we normally see. We think we know what happened at the cross of Jesus, until Tom Wright shows us a lot more. The heart ...

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    Perspective

    2017-01-25T00:00:00Z

    The girl who ran up to me with a painting of her street was 6 years old. I took it from her as if I was handling a Monet. I said, “It’s amazing!” OK, so perhaps “amazing” was a little over the top but all the elements of the street ...

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    Inerrancy?

    2017-01-25T00:00:00Z

    David Instone-Brewer investigates whether or not churches should teach that the Bible is without error

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    Hacksaw Ridge

    2017-01-25T00:00:00Z

    The most common type of violent movie is the entertaining kind. Whether silly (Shaun of the Dead), serious (Taken) or shocking (28 Days Later), these films use violence to keep their audiences entertained.

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    The runaway monk: Why I fled my monastery

    2017-01-25T00:00:00Z

    Thomas Ward shares his fascinating story

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    Q&A: John Dougill

    2017-01-25T00:00:00Z

    Following the release of Hollywood blockbuster Silence, John Dougill tells Sam Hailes about his book In Search of Japan’s Hidden Christians (SPCK) which unpacks the history behind the film

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    Deliver us from evil: why we need to take exorcism seriously

    2017-01-25T00:00:00Z

    Prof Graham H Twelftree of London School of Theology separates the Hollywood fiction from the real face of demonic possession

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    Why marriage is always better than cohabiting: my verdict as a family law court judge

    2017-01-25T00:00:00Z

    As a family court judge, Paul Coleridge saw thousands of relationships break down. He explains why it convinced him that the best way of ensuring a stable society in the UK is to strengthen marriage

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    The suffering activist

    2017-01-25T00:00:00Z

    Peter Harris introduces the 20th century French philosopher who ‘died of love’

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    6 lies our worship songs tell us

    2017-01-25T00:00:00Z

    Derek Walker explains what’s wrong with our typical worship services, and how to fix them

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    People in the news

    2017-01-24T00:00:00Z

    Dylann Roof sentenced to death for church murders Dylann Roof has been sentenced to death for killing nine black church members during a Bible study in South Carolina, USA. Nearly two dozen friends and relatives of the victims gave evidence during the sentencing phase of the trial. However, none of ...

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    How the internet killed the watercooler

    2017-01-24T00:00:00Z

    Thanks to modern technology, our shared experiences are fading away. Jamie Cutteridge conducts a postmortem on the Zeitgeist

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    Tom Wright's cross centred revolution

    2017-01-24T00:00:00Z

    The former Bishop of Durham remains the most influential Bible scholar on the planet. He tells Justin Brierley why he’s returning to the cross of Christ

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    The student ‘trigger warning’ about crucifixion is pathetic mollycoddling

    2017-01-24T00:00:00Z

    David Robertson responds to the controversy surrounding Glasgow University's decision to warn their theology students they may find Jesus' crucifixion distressing

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    Jill Saward: A survivor’s legacy

    2017-01-23T00:00:00Z

    Well-known Christian campaigner against sexual violence Jill Saward died in January aged just 51. Katie Stock looks at how her case and campaigning changed the face of British law

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    Hacksaw Ridge

    2017-01-23T00:00:00Z

    The most common type of violent movie is the entertaining kind. Whether silly (Shaun of the Dead), serious (Taken) or shocking (28 Days Later), these films use violence to keep their audiences entertained.

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    Feedback

    2017-01-23T00:00:00Z

    Rev Coles is walking in the light It is great to have folks like Richard Coles light up our lives (‘Profile’, January). Walking testimonies of Jesus-changed people and the huge variety of ways in which God did this is further expression of his grace. Thank you for sharing this with ...

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    Oakhill’s principal Mike Ovey dies

    2017-01-23T00:00:00Z

    The principal of Oakhill Theological College Rev Dr Mike Ovey has died at the age of 58.

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    A Doctrine of Demons

    2017-01-23T00:00:00Z

    I recently had the pleasure of watching a stage production of CS Lewis’ Screwtape Letters featuring a magnificent solo performance by actor and director Max Mclean as the titular devil of the play. His turn as a senior demon who works in a middle management office in hell was both serious and silly, just as Lewis intended it to be.