However, sadly, Pullman has not yet left behind the secular worldview to discover that the Christian worldview makes better sense of consciousness. Nevertheless, there is still a glimmer of hope!
let me suggest that while the story is new, the slander is not! Questions about the character and goodness of God go right back to the Garden of Eden. The first lie called into question God’s love and benevolent intentions towards the human race
The driving story of His Dark Materials is a quest to kill God – the Authority – and liberate the world from the tyranny of the Church – the Magisterium. It finishes with the rallying cry that now the king of heaven is dead that we must build “the Republic of Heaven” on earth.
BBC Radio Scotland – Gordon Brewer interviewed Gordon Wilson on yesterday morning’s Good Morning Scotland. This is the short segment at the end of the interview that’s related to SolasCPC. If you’d like to listen to the full interview, it’s available on the BBC website here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07z388r#play
This issue has received widespread reporting in the media. Here is a selection. BBC News: Nicola Sturgeon makes gender recognition pledge The Scotsman: Nicola Sturgeon unveils new gay rights package The Herald: Scotland to give legal recognition to people who are neither male nor female Daily Record: Nicola Sturgeon vows to reform law in Scotland to give legal …
BBC Radio Scotland phone-in hosted by Cathy MacDonald on the topic of the growing intolerance in our society towards Christians. David Robertson of Solas CPC and Neil Barber of the Edinburgh Secular Society discuss the issue. First broadcast on 15th February, 2016.
Talkbalk with William Crawley – BBC Radio Ulster. Does BBC Journalist Dan Walker’s faith impact his ability to remain impartial as the new BBC Breakfast presenter? Michael Nugent of Atheist Ireland and David Robertson of Solas CPC discuss. This programme was first broadcast on the BBC on 12th February, 2016.
Broadcast on BBC Radio Scotland, 14th January 2016