Category Archives: Faith

A selection of posts looking at faith from a Christian point of view. These include everything from Bible studies through to thoughts on living in the 21st Century.

CounterCultural. CounterCouture.’s Top Christmas Posts

CounterCultural. CounterCouture.’s Top Christmas Posts

Ahhhh, Christmas. That most stressful time of year! It’s bad enough when you’re just going about life normally. There’s the food to buy, presents to organise, cards to write… the list goes on! Don’t even start me about the political matter of who should receive a Christmas letter that my mum used to go through.… Read More

Elizabeth || A Biblical Wonder Woman?

Elizabeth || A Biblical Wonder Woman?

When you think Nativity at Christmas, you probably think baby in a manager with adoring parents and a random mix of visitors. But did you know Mary isn’t the only pregnant woman in the Gospels? In the very first chapter of Luke’s Gospel, we are introduced to Elizabeth. The wife of a priest, Elizabeth is… Read More

Biblical Inspiration: Romans 14 v 13-23

Biblical Inspiration: Romans 14 v 13-23

Growing up as a Christian, and even now as a grown up one(??), I am often been expected to be judgemental. From my friends expecting me to wince every time they talk about sex through to acquaintances assuming I’m homophobic, it seems that Christians are meant to be the “judge-y ones”. Yet this is the… Read More

The Reformation || 500 Years Since Everything Changed

The Reformation || 500 Years Since Everything Changed

The men and women who lived in Britain five hundred years ago lived in a world which is lost to us. The difference is a matter not only of the material circumstances of their lives, but of their mental worlds and their imaginations. And so begins Chapter 1 of Alec Ryrie’s The Age of Reformation. Yep,… Read More