Giles Fraser

Giles Fraser

Canon Dr Giles Fraser is a journalist, broadcaster and Rector at the south London church of St Mary’s, Newington

Canon Dr Giles Fraser is a journalist, broadcaster and Rector at the south London church of St Mary’s, Newington

Reversing Beeching is just the beginning

BY Giles Fraser / 1 min

The battle to believe in God

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Leaving ‘Cyberia’: the joy of returning home

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

Should religious leaders tell you who to vote for?

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

Why do Remainers revile homesickness?

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Democratic attitudes to Israel are shifting

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

How capitalism replaced religion

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Woke students should think again about jazz hands

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

Why shouting ‘traitor’ is a fool’s game

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Why I baptised my son without asking him first

BY Giles Fraser / 3 mins

Is Nick Cave right about Christianity and Woke Culture?

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

Does the City deserve Chuka Umunna?

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Sorry Lady Hale, that’s not quite an answer

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

Why haven’t you seen your friends recently?

BY Giles Fraser / 1 min

Was John Lennon right about love?

BY Giles Fraser / 6 mins

Not a soul on the streets for Yom Kippur in Tel Aviv

BY Giles Fraser / 1 min

When war becomes like mowing the lawn

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

Why won’t the Islamic Republics criticise China?

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

Satire isn’t as powerful as you think

BY Giles Fraser / 1 min

Has Brexit made enemies of us all?

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Chinese Christians face real danger

BY Giles Fraser / 1 min

Who matters more, your family or the wider world?

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

Why “Green Growth” is a have your cake and eat it philosophy

BY Giles Fraser / 1 min

The insidious racism of the Left

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

The strange phenomenon of MAGA evangelicals

BY Giles Fraser / 1 min

‘Community’ hits the mainstream with Alain de Botton

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

New book puts John Rawls in the dock

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

Who will miss John Humphrys?

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

A dangerous moment for democracy

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

Alan Johnson on the dark side of ‘community’

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

The EU’s soul-destroying rhetoric

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Jonathan Franzen’s lesson for the end of the world

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

What has the EU ever done for us?

BY Giles Fraser / 3 mins

Why can’t we talk about Brexit?

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Would you clone your dead cat?

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

The truth about lies

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

William Blake: my kind of madness

BY Giles Fraser / 3 mins

Will Pakistan open talks with Israel?

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

Why I was wrong about liberalism

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

You don’t have to be rich to be green

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

How the Right lost faith in capitalism

BY Giles Fraser / 6 mins

Does Trump have a point about video games?

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Rochester Cathedral is full of balls

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

The pointlessness of happy-clappy atheism

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Going Home with Wendell Berry

BY Giles Fraser / 1 min

The EU is crippling our NHS

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

No, my marriage is not a “second holocaust”

BY Giles Fraser / 6 mins

Murdoch’s moral vision

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Can anyone justify forced abortion?

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

How cavalier is Boris?

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Why I like my politicians to be hypocrites

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

In praise of incompetence

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Who broke the Left?

BY Giles Fraser / 6 mins

How moral is the Chelsea Flower Show?

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

How Jeremy Kyle undersold humanity

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Trust conservatives to save the planet

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Where did the Church’s land go?

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

The West’s shameful indifference to Christian genocide

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

What does salvation look like?

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Brexit isn’t a crisis of listening

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Why I welcome our post-Truth era

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Why is punishment so popular?

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Is fasting just an affectation?

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Why God needs skin in the game

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Labour needs a moral revival

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Why won’t Remainers talk about family?

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Our modern parenting is making monsters

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

How Parliament disdains the people

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

A party for the politically homeless

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Could Brexit fix our broken politics?

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Will our Brexit conflict ever be resolved?

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Brexit Britain should welcome more refugees

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

What Peterson shares with Pelagius

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Why the Christmas story matters

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

How Britain profits from Yemen’s pain

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Here come the rogue scientists

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Introducing ‘Confessions with Giles Fraser’

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

How the Church lost its flock over Brexit

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Globalisation’s mistaken rule

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

How moral is mockery?

BY Giles Fraser / 3 mins

How do you solve a problem like the Saudis?

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Brexit will accelerate the inevitable in Ireland

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

How Mary Midgley rescued me

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Beware the sorcerers of Silicon Valley

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Remainers’ immigration hypocrisy

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

On Twitter, I too become an arse

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Two responses to the Holocaust: Israel and the European Union

BY Giles Fraser / 6 mins

How post-modernism killed America’s morality

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Why does the Pope trot out antisemitic tropes?

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Why all work and no play is bad for the soul

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Jesus was a ‘somewhere’. Paul was an ‘anywhere’

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Why we need more superstition

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Consumer greed is making suckers of us all

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Is Jeremy Corbyn antisemitic?

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

A book that will turn your ideas upside down

BY Giles Fraser / 3 mins

Liberal smugness will destroy the Left

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Are capitalism and Christianity really compatible?

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Why citizens of nowhere will never get the World Cup

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

There are no shades of grey on the culture war frontline

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Christian Democrats should back Brexit not Brussels

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

It’s not very Christian to preach bad news about gay people

BY Giles Fraser / 3 mins

Liberalism has broken us – we need a new party to call Home

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

The oppressive individualism of human rights

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Are Heredi Jews ahead of their time?

BY Giles Fraser / 3 mins

There’s more to atheism than the dim-witted Dawkins brigade

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

What Peterson shares with Pelagius

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Why don’t we care about Christians in the Middle East?

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins

Why I’m unrepentant about my trip to Syria

BY Giles Fraser / 6 mins

Gangs thrive when community dies

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Why Islam is the future of anti-capitalism

BY Giles Fraser / 3 mins

That mock crown of thorns for the King of the Jews was an early warning sign. The whole Jesus movement was (and is) alien to politics.

BY Giles Fraser / 3 mins

Why is Ofsted doing the secularists’ bidding?

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Why you can’t rely on the news media to understand… the religious

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Why has secularism got religion in its sights?

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Just how ‘religious’ are Trump’s evangelicals?

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Free minds: Rod Dreher – an American conservative who realised liberalism was the enemy

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

Why does everyone have it in for the Puritans?

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

The positive-thinking brigade leaves me feeling gloomy

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Don’t mock the parochial – it matters where we come from

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

The trouble with tackling loneliness

BY Giles Fraser / 5 mins

For severe attacks of capitalism, take two pills three times a day

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

I’m on Israel’s side but banning its critics from entering the country is self-defeating

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Remainers can apply for a world passport today. But will there ever be a world government? No.

BY Giles Fraser / 4 mins

Under-reported: The growth of Christianity in China

BY Giles Fraser / 2 mins