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Joe Williams: “Religion is good for society”

In Concrete’s previous issue, Comment Writer Matt Branston cited research from St Mary’s University in Twickenham, which found that 70 percent of 16 to 29-year-olds in the UK have ‘no religious affiliation’. After listing a number of criminal organisations, Branston concluded ‘it won’t be a loss to the world if religion dies out.’ This is…

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Lets talk about sex (and art)

Sexuality has been a recurrent theme in visual arts since ancient times; paintings and ceramics involved erotic and sexually explicit scenes. In Ancient Greece, though both masculine and female nudity was portrayed as idealised and mathematically proportioned, explicit sex scenes were still present in artistic works. Expression of sexuality in European and Western after the…

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Christianity and sexuality

Since his appointment in March 2013, Pope Francis has been widely regarded as the most liberal pontiff the Catholic Church has seen in many years, and as a figure who is determined to challenge the perception of Christianity as antiquated and out-of-touch. Many have referred to his actions as a quiet revolution; highlights of the…

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