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Blair’s Journey

The New Yorker's John Lanchester on former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair's new memoir, A Journey.
On the six-hundred-and-eightieth page of a six-hundred-and-eighty-two-page book that consists almost entirely of detailed accounts of politics, Blair writes, “I have always been more interested in religion than politics.” It is just about the only mention of religion...

Daily Links October 15 2004

More Communion Controversies According to Tony Blair’s family priest, Father Timothy Russ, the British Prime Minister “‘may well’” convert to Catholicism. The speculation arises after rumors that Blair has been taking Communion. According to Russ, Blair’s interest in the Church is growing and he finds theology “‘much more interesting than politics.’” If Blair does convert in...