Screwtape revisited

Trevin Wax has some delicious satire patterned after The Screwtape Letters. Screwtape’s advice to Wormwood includes:

At the local church level, I am convinced that the more you blind the people to their hypocrisy, the better off we will be in the long run. Make sure their temperaments run towards judgmentalism and not repentance. You […]

The Impact on Culture by Real Christianity

First century Ephesus was a cultural mecca. One of the largest cities of its time, Ephesus boasted of the glory, power, and culture of Rome. Home to the temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the world, the city revolved around food, wine, sex, entertainment, and all the supporting industry such passions required.

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Parenting: A joy or a trial?

Spring 1973

In an article in the latest issue of The Psychologist, Dr Nattavudh Powdthavee, of the University’s Department of Economics and Related Studies, offers an explanation to one of the most surprising conclusions of recent research into wellbeing—that having children does not increase our level of happiness.

“Social scientists have found almost zero association […]