Nick Spencer is director of studies at the think-tank Theos. His book Freedom and Order: History, Politics and the English Bible is published by Hodder & Stoughton

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16 May 2013
The Serpent’s Promise: the Bible Retold as Science Steve Jones Little, Brown, 448pp, £25 The Bible...
20 September 2012
Beyond reason.
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31 July 2012
What was your first time like? Did you enjoy it? No doubt you were nervous but then so was everyone else there, so that...
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21 March 2012
There is general consensus that the deregulation of Sunday trading around the Olympics is a dry run for the real thing...
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14 February 2012
Jesus's most prominent opponents, the Pharisees, spent a great deal of time and energy telling their contemporaries who...
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10 December 2011
People do not instinctively associate Christmas with politics or economics. Indeed, if there is any association it is...