Tag Archives: Christian Science beliefs

Nancy Astor – letter and article on a unique glass ceiling breaker

Here is some news on two pieces I have written about Nancy Astor. ARTICLE The recent book “Mistresses of Cliveden” includes several chapters on one of the iconic house’s most colourful occupants, Nancy Astor. Lady Astor, a Christian Scientist, was the first woman to take a seat in the British parliament and the book rightly reflects a complex character, whose […]

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Healing Prayer Narratives – rapid recovery from a horse-riding accident

On Wednesday evenings, Christian Science churches around the world host meetings which include spontaneously shared “experiences, testimonies, and remarks on Christian Science” for anyone curious to hear these accounts. Such experiences and testimonies of the practicality of the power of God’s love can range from the modest to the marvellous. This blog’s weekly Wednesday focus […]

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The King’s Speech 3: Lionel Logue and the healing question

The rise and rise of The King’s Speech continues unabated. It cleared up at the BAFTAs last weekend, winning seven awards.  Colin Firth is on a roll, and looks like a favourite to add an Oscar to the growing collection of awards for his portrayal of King George VI.  It was good to see Geoffrey […]

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Eliza Doolittle – connecting the dots between the Google age and the First World War…

My wife and I saw Eliza Doolittle perform her hit song “Pack Up” twice during our TV viewing over the Christmas break.  We enjoyed its cool swing and bright lyrics with attitude…very catchy!   The promotional video, below, is set in Jamaica. The lyrics of “Pack Up” are slap-bang up to date for this Google […]

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