Essays & Reviews

Essay for readers of the Living Church

Utilitarian Ethics in Action

Having determined the “best course of treatment” for Alfie Evans, British medical experts refused to consider that he might be better cared for elsewhere, and the courts merely backed them up.

A Teacher to the End

Pope Benedict saw that theology should be renewed by drawing on the Fathers and above all by continually drawing nourishment from the Scriptures.

Marking Time

The Morgan Library’s current exhibition explores how in the Middle Ages the concept of time, as well as telling time, were approached in different ways and with significantly different tools.