This was published in the Scotsman today – you can read the original Here The Headline was somewhat bizarrely – “When Jesus Christ was conscripted for the War Effort” – which was not what I was saying….Here is the complete text of what I originally wrote… It’s Time for Nicola Sturgeon to Call a National Day … More Its Time for Nicola Sturgeon to Call A National Day of Prayer
The Manic Street Preachers – If you Tolerate this then your Children will be Next Earlier this month The Scotsman and The Courier both carried articles which boasted about Scotland becoming a more ‘tolerant’ nation. The Scotsman even ran an editorial which was as good an example of hubristic self-congratulation as one could wish for. I … More Scotland – the Most Tolerant Nation in the World?
This is my article in The Scotsman today. You can get the original by clicking the link – (or better still buying a paper and passing it on to others)….There is also a superb article from the Catholic Bishops Council on the same page….below is the text with the two parts in block quotes that were left … More The Christian Hope – (The Scotsman Article)
This article is published in The Scotsman Today David Robertson: We need reason and revelation to reach truth. In these post-Brexit times we have a new doctrine for the chattering classes to talk about post-truth politics. The ‘post-truth’ idea should be taken with a pinch of salt, says David Robertson We’ve had the politics of … More We Need Reason and Revelation to Reach Truth – Scotsman Article
Last month I had the privilege of being a guest of the directors of the Tate at a dinner in London marking the opening of a new exhibition entitled “Painting with Light – Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age.” I was invited as Moderator of the Free Church because we have … More The Dangerous Democratic Deficit – Scotsman Article – June 9th 2016
Here is the Solas article in todays Scotsman Somewhat surprised to see the positive comments afterwards! You can get the background to this here – Gender law plan ‘recipe for child abuse’ says church leader – Scotland on Sunday and Here LGBTI discussion more like a rally than a debate Nicola Sturgeon and Patrick Harvey have differing views … More LGBTI Discussion more like a Rally than a Debate – Scotman Article
No sooner do I begin my new series of the state of the Church in Scotland than the Scottish Social Attitudes survey is published, resulting in headlines along the lines of ‘Atheists now the majority in Scotland’. I was going to move on to the Catholic Church this week but that will have to wait … More The Two Faces of the Church of Scotland
This is my article on David Bowie in Christian Today – it is slightly amended because I wanted to tidy up a couple of things. The article came as a result of a conversation with my wife, Annabel, as she gave me a lift down to the church. And then all these ideas just popped into … More David Bowie – The Hysteria, the Sorrow, the Frustration and the Hope
This is the Solas article that appeared in the Scotsman yesterday. Enjoy… Mark Zuckerberg’s plan to give away his Facebook fortune is not all that it seems, writes David Robertson The Messiah has come! He is bringing great gifts. “A world without suffering from disease… People will be connected so that we have access to every idea, … More The Greatest Gift – Mark Zuckerberg and the Real Messiah
The SNP candidate for Central Scotland,Sophia Coyle, is fast becoming the victim of a secularist witchhunt – because she is opposed to abortion, SSM, euthanasia (like many in the SNP) she is apparently not fit to be a candidate and should be hounded out – at least according to SS who have begun their witchhunt. … More Secularists begin Witchhunt Against Christian Politician who has her own views.