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The typical DramatisDei customer lives in the UK or on the west coast of the USA or around the Great Lakes of USA/Canada or on the Australian East Coast or New Zealand…

White Wine in the Sun

White Wine In The Sun by Tim Minchin – a sentimental atheist song about Christmas. It’s very good really, if a little odd. Discuss.

Satnavitivity

Ever wondered why the wise men were late to the birth of Jesus? Satnavitivity reveals the simple truth.

Quickfire Nativity

We love funny videos. We love the Christmas story. We love it when they go together.

The world ends today

The rapture didn’t happen in May, but we are still on for the end of the world today. Apparently. And the answer to life, the universe and everything is 42.

Help – Christmas is coming!

Like everyone else we at DramatisDei are forced to think about Christmas sooner than we want to. Also like everyone else we want to complain about it. Moan moan moan.

About DramatisDei

Basic information about DramatisDei – who runs it, why it is here, why it is called such a silly name…

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Insured against rapture

The end of the world didn’t happen – but apparently it will later this year. How are you prepared for the end? Some people have got rapture insurance, others have got pet care arrangements. Should we laugh or cry?

Is it time for same-sex partnership ceremonies in church?

The UK Government is consulting on whether to allow churches to host civil same-sex partnership ceremonies. Is this a good solution?

Is the climate changing? It depends how you ask the question!

A poll reveals that those on the right of American politics are more inclined to believe in climate change than global warming. It’s all in the wording!

A hell of a debate 2 – love wins what?

The debate over Rob Bell’s “Love Wins” has raised some interesting issues, in particular this one – what did Christ save you from or to? Is my salvation the same as yours?

A hell of a debate – Rob Bell’s Love Wins takes church by surprise

Rob Bell, that rock star of hip Christian theology, has stirred up heated controversy out of an issue that was gathering theological dust. Do you believe in Hell? Does God?

The minor skirmish of the church door

Your church is open and very very busy – but does the rest of the world know it is open? How does your church look from the street? This is the sad story of one man’s petulant battle with the church door.

When is Easter this year?

When is Easter this year? Or next year? Why does it move about apparently randomly? Oh, and what about Lent, Ascension, Pentecost…

Epiphany, the BBC Nativity and the Star of Bethlehem

The Epiphany is when we celebrate the Magi visiting the new-born king. But what was this star they followed? The BBC Nativity suggested a conjunction of planets. Have they got it right?

Epiphany and the walls look bare

Epiphany is the traditional ending to Christmas, but as the pretty lights and colourful decorations get stowed away for eleven months the walls look kind of bare…

How to make advent shine at your church

Advent is a fantastic ready-made theme – the light coming into the darkness of the world, complete with candles as a twinkly visual aid. The question is, how do we make it that little bit different from last year so that people keep listening? Fortunately others have walked there before and left us the fruits of their labours.

Have an ethical Christmas!

Could ethical gifts give you a new perspective this Christmas? As the economic conditions continue to looks gloomy and the factories of southern China struggle to cater for all our crazy advertisement-fuelled whims this festive season, the ethical gift catalogues blossom. Here is a pick.