Maggy Whitehouse

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Wade vs Roe and the Scapegoat

The Adulteress by Guercino.   You can always tell kindergarten-level religion because it focuses on the Sins of the Others, focusing on making them behave better. Heck, if you can change laws to stop the Others sinning, you’ll go to heaven, right? Um… Kindergarten...

How to Love your Enemies

In my comedy act I have a section on the House of Commons Christian Association and how its members voted for Trident nuclear submarines. When asked for a statement about their decision, the party line was ‘we’re looking forward to the return of the Prince...

The Voice In My Soul

I was lying in the bath, pondering the Bible passages that orthodox religious folk use when discussing the folk they disapprove of – as you do – when I got a sentence in my head. This doesn’t happen all that often. And when the sentence appears in...

God, Gays and the Rainbow Clerical Shirt.

Today I bought a rainbow-coloured clerical shirt for going to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe. I’m not gay and, to be totally honest, gay marriage still makes me feel slightly weird. It’s not that I don’t support the idea, I do—it’s just that...