Guy Stagg

The modern pantheon

8 January 2022 9:00 am

In January 1780 the news reached London that Captain Cook had been killed and eaten in Hawaii. The story of…

The difficulty of building heaven on Earth: why utopias usually fail

12 June 2021 9:00 am

The years after the first world war were a boom time for utopian communities. As the survivors of the conflict…

Pilgrimage is beginning to resemble any other kind of holiday

1 May 2021 9:00 am

Hidden away in the Old City of Jerusalem is a tattoo parlour which has been serving pilgrims for the past…