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Filling up MySpace
Matthew Mehan | 26 February 2006 | FEATURES |  
Social networking sites on the internet have become a favourite haunt for teenagers.Their parents ought to drop in from time to time.

Missionaries made in China
Gerald Mercer | 24 February 2006 | FEATURES |  
The economy is not the only thing that is booming in China. Religious fervour is pushing up against official restrictions and seeking opportunities abroad.

Francis Phillips | 22 February 2006 | FEATURES |  
Beware of the ubiquitous distortions of political language, warns a British journalist.

EVOLUTION SPECIAL ISSUE Discovering life’s design
Joe Woodard | 15 February 2006 | FEATURES |  
The push to teach Intelligent Design as science in America's schools has reignited the long-standing debate between creationists and evolutionists over how life began.

Darwinism strikes back
Phillip Elias | 14 February 2006 | FEATURES |  
tags: atheism, Darwin
It would be easier to hear the arguments for Darwin's theory if certain disciples of his would stop talking down religion.

EVOLUTION SPECIAL ISSUE The limits of science
Michael Cook | 14 February 2006 | FEATURES |  
Intelligent Design is compatible with Christian theology, but it is not the only such approach to evolution that is. A philosopher clarifies his views.

Blasphemy, protest and freedom
Michael Cook | 11 February 2006 | FEATURES |  
The Danish cartoon furore makes it clear that Enlightenment values will not enable the West to dialogue with Islam. But there is a way forward, as Christians have already demonstrated.

Boys are from hippocampus
Dia Boyle | 10 February 2006 | FEATURES |  
Did we need science to tell us girls and boys are different? Judging by a new book on the significance of gender for the upbringing and education of children, yes.

The real power of love
Walter Macken | 09 February 2006 | FEATURES |  
Benedict XVI's first encyclical has left many worldly commentators speechless. No harm in that as Deus Caritas Est is a document first of all to be pondered.

A life more involved
Guiomar Barbi | 07 February 2006 | FEATURES |  
Bono of U2 and Live Aid fame was on Capitol Hill again last week, reminding us that if we really believe in human equality we will do more to relieve the burdens of Africa and the developing world.

Volunteer tourism: the give and take
Carolyn Moynihan | 03 February 2006 | FEATURES |  
Young people seeking a focus for their idealism increasingly find that a spell of volunteering in a developing country helps.

Fra Angelico rediscovered
Sarah Phelps Smith | 02 February 2006 | FEATURES |  
There is always something new to be discovered about a great artist, as a recent visit to New York's Metropolitan Museum showed.

Lawful but not just
Joseph Azize | 01 February 2006 | FEATURES |  
tags: Aboriginal Australia, Australia, euthanasia
A few years ago Australian Aboriginal communities were asked what they thought of euthanasia. Their response was thoughtful, deep and negative.

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