But not, perhaps, controversial enough for John Humphrys
He loved debate and controversy but at the same time managed to remain magnanimous to his enemy
That’s the point Tony Blair should have made in his debate with Christopher Hitchens
You don’t need to ask the experts for a solution to population decline. It stares one in the face: more babies
But “dialogue” does not mean we have to water down what we know to be the truth
Despite the furore over condoms, Light of the World, the book-length interview with Pope Benedict, is about a whole lot more than sex.
The case of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian sentenced to death for blasphemy, raises the question whether there can be dialogue with Islam if there is no religious freedom
Why isn’t abstinence suggested occasionally?
No wonder Downton Abbey is a success: it shows what English people were like before we were spoilt rotten
We long for a habit of politeness and respect that parents no longer instil in their children
I am not a natural for this kind of thing. I cringe inwardly when people shout at us, as they occasionally do. But I hope we make people think