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.
This is the sensational story that the BBC have spent some £50 million bringing to the screen. The first series, retelling the first book “Northern Lights”, will be watched by millions of people in this weekend prime time slot in the run up to Christmas. Some critics have dismissed the books as “atheism for kids”
Ricky Gervais' After Life is brilliantly observed and delivered, but it's message is desperately naive, and utterly insufficient to face the true realities of living" writes Andrew Roycroft.
These adverts showcase the aspirations and values of our nation, writes SARAH ALLEN. They are a picture of the yearnings that we all share.