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God in the British Museum

Biblical Archaeology

Archaeological evidence for the Bible The British Museum is known for priceless artefacts from millennia of human civilisation: Egyptian mummies, Greek sculptures, Assyrian reliefs. Its greatest treasure though is its collection of Biblical Archaeology. Unknown to most and dismissed by many, the British Museum is a witness to the authenticity of the Bible - right … Continue reading God in the British Museum

Florence Nightingale: her dream and her resilience

Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale's legacy Florence Nightingale was born this week in 1820 (on 12th May). She is widely known for her influence on elevating nursing from a menial task to a respectable and appreciated profession. In 19th century Victorian Britain, nursing was considered a dirty profession of questionable reputation and left in the hands of the … Continue reading Florence Nightingale: her dream and her resilience

The Women’s Rights Movement and Evangelicalism

Millicent Fawcett

Women's long battle for equal rights It’s here – at last! Millicent Fawcett's statue was unveiled this week, the first woman to be honoured on Parliament Square, and with her all those who fought the long and hard fight for women to have equal rights, in Britain and beyond. Millicent Fawcett, Lydia Becker, the Pankhursts … Continue reading The Women’s Rights Movement and Evangelicalism

The 10 martyrs remembered at Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey martyrs

Westminster Abbey’s beginnings date back to 960 AD when Benedictine monks built the first sanctuary on what was then known as Thorney Island. Since then it has undergone several periods of reconstruction, modification and addition, its most recent one being the 10 statues above the Western entrance. Often overlooked as they so nicely fit into … Continue reading The 10 martyrs remembered at Westminster Abbey