The nineteenth-century Old Bailey Proceedings (the records of trials prosecuted at the Central Criminal Court) offer us a picture of crime and punishment from the period that is often rich in the detail of everyday life. 706 more words
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Nowadays we celebrate human disaster almost as much as success, except we call it commemoration. That’s the rationale behind the magnificent Titanic Experience in Belfast. Remembrance = tragedy + time. 663 more words
It is impossible to discuss Oscar Wilde, and his downfall, without also discussing sodomy laws, which were still on the books in most Western countries until quite recently. 2,877 more words
I have often spoke of the 1885 act that affected gay and bisexual men but before this act another law came into place that even though it was not progression in many ways it certainly had some affect on gay life between 1861 and 1885. 941 more words
Denna predikan hölls i samband med Frälsningsarméns internationella bönedag för människohandelns offer.
Lukasevangeliets tionde kapitel och vers 29-35 är nog en av de mest kända berättelserna från Biblen och handlar om den barmhärtige samariern, eller samariten i äldre översättningar. 2,859 more words