Maggy Whitehouse

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A Fool for God

‘I could never do that.’ If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans. They say that chubby, shy kids are often funny to divert any criticism away from them. I was chubby and I was shy but I wasn’t funny. They say that journalists, like doctors, have a wicked...

This Small, Transactional God

When you get to appear on TV or radio talking about faith, you’re almost certainly going to attract a few folk who are worried about your immortal soul and whether you’re ‘born again’ or a false teacher. That’s exactly what happened this...

The Four Faces of Jesus.

One of the great theological debates about the New Testament is ‘why four gospels?’ We know that many more were written, including the famous Nag Hammadi scripts with writings by the disciples Philip and Thomas and even one accredited to Mary Magdalene. These were...

St. Paul and the Women.

I was never fond of St. Paul. His teachings on money and on women were always a challenge and I always wondered how he got the ascendency over the disciples who actually knew Jesus and managed to kick-start Christianity virtually single-handed. But when I wrote Leaves...

On Being An Independent Catholic Priest

Baptism of Jai Bola in Birmingham. With the lovely Jenny Hart (Jenny B-Side) at the Edinburgh Fringe. “I am very curious to know more about your being a Catholic priest. It is so brilliant that you are. How does that work then? How did you become one? Were you raised...

The Mystical Story Of Moses

The Jewish nation celebrates the Biblical story of the Exodus from Egypt as the festival of Passover. It was this festival that Jesus is said to have been celebrating at the last supper before his crucifixion. The story of the Exodus is filled with Kabbalistic...

For The Love Of Dog—Chapter One

Read Chapter One of Maggy’s new novel For the Love of Dog for free. If you like it, you can purchase your copy here. I am 39 years old and I am out of nice. I have done nice all of my life. I have been an angel. I have looked on the bright side. I have compromised and...