An Ascension Day post on the democratisation of heaven—a religious and secular interpretation

In connection with Ascension Day last year I gave the following address: “Tribunus plebis from first to last” — an Ascension Sunday meditation on the democratisation of Heaven

Naturally, it was directed to the audience who attend the Memorial (Unitarian) Church in Cambridge where I am the minister. However, in my addresses I often try to pick up on themes and subjects that have genuine relevance in the wider world and, in this sense, a lot of what I say is also directed to a secular audience and this is why a slightly re-written version of my address has just appeared at The Culture Matters website. If you fancy reading something about the Ascension on the day itself you can find that version here: