World War I in Pictures, and a Short Text Update

Firstly, I should apologise for my long absence. I realise it has been far too long since this blog has been updated, but I would like to offer my excuse: as you may have read in my ‘About Me‘ page, I am currently finishing my undergraduate studies, with only half a month to go. Which means,…

How Consistent has Labour’s Ideology been since 1945?

FIRSTLY – I WOULD LIKE TO VOICE MY CONGRATULATIONS TO HOMOSEXUAL COUPLES ALL ACROSS ENGLAND WHO FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT WILL LEGALLY BE ALLOWED TO EXCHANGE VOWS AND BEGIN A MARRIED LIFE WITH THEIR LOVED ONES. TODAY IS A GREAT DAY. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/first-gay-marriages-in-the-uk-will-take-place-tonight-9220985.html How Consistent has Labour’s Ideology been since 1945? The Labour Party is, as it has…

Charles Darwin’s Religious Beliefs

Now this is a fun topic. I really do love studying Charles Darwin, and the history of his religious beliefs certainly has caused a stir in recent years – especially with the recent backlash against his ideas from historians like Weikart hoping to find some link between Darwinism and the Holocaust.  The essay here discusses…

Update, and a little fun!

Here’s a little game to keep things moving whilst I’m in the process of writing the next essay: Can anyone guess what historically important movie this is from? Post in the comments! (and if you happen to have watched it when it first aired, I would be delighted to hear about the experience)

Coming Soon…

A rough preface for an upcoming paper:  There appears, in contemporary England, to be two significant and intertwining developments: on the one hand, one sees the rapid growth of ‘new Atheism’, those fervent sceptics led by the ‘Four Horsemen’ that are Dawkins, Dennett, Harris and the late Hitchens. On the other, there appears to be…