Guest editorial by Susannah Cornwall
from Modern Believing Vol 58:4 - October 2017
Variant Sex and Gender, Law and the Churches
Whilst sex, gender and sexuality in religious perspective are impassioned topics of discussion both within faith communities themselves and among their observers, variant sex and gender are still relatively under examined. This special issue of Modern Believing focuses in particular on intersex and transgender, and examines how legal recognition of transgender and intersex people impacts on religious (especially Christian) communities, and on the implications for intersex and transgender people’s spiritual wellbeing of their participation in and full recognition by churches.
by Jonathan Draper
from Signs of the Times No. 67 - Oct 2017
Anthony Woollard, editor of Signs of the Times. asked that I should let readers of Signs of the Times know a little bit about me and something of the vision I have for Modern Church as I begin my work as our General Secretary.
I have been in the ordained ministry of the Church of England for the best part of 35 years, serving in a variety of capacities (parish priest, theological educator, cathedrals) in a wide variety of places. This always seems surprising to me since I was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and am really a Baptist boy from New Jersey, brought up as a very conservative evangelical.
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- Editor: Revd Dr Steven Shakespeare
- Reviews Editor: Revd Dr Michael Brierley
- Assistant Editor: Dr Katharine Sarah Moody
Vol 58:4 October 2017 - Guest Editor: Susannah Cornwall
Special edition: Variant Sex and Gender, Law and the Churches
2018 Annual Conference of Modern Church
Ritual, Worship & Culture
Monday 16th to Wednesday 18th July 2018
at High Leigh Conference Centre, Hoddesdon, Herts
Listen to Conference Chair Jo Spreadbury
introducing the 2018 conference at our 2017 conference.
Chair: Revd Canon Dr Jo Spreadbury
Chaplain: Revd Ian Mobsby
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