July 27, 2020
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Black lives have always mattered

In the early 1990s, as a student in Berkeley, California, I found myself travelling in a car, north of the city, with two fellow-students (both of […]
July 24, 2020
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Sectarian church or churchy sect?

As the Church of England comes out of lockdown, there is bound to be much re-examination of its mission – and of the principles behind it. […]
July 8, 2020
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Revd Canon Dr Emma Percy: Safeguarding, Vulnerable Adults or Adults at Risk?  What’s in a Word?

A friend and colleague of mine – a Fellow and College Chaplain –  has just been completing the latest safeguarding training for the Church of England. […]
July 4, 2020

2019 Annual Report

June 4, 2020
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Plagues and Statistics: A reply to Martyn Percy from Anthony Woollard

As a long-time supporter of Martyn Percy, one of Modern Church’s most distinguished Vice-Presidents, I never thought I would write the words “Think again, Martyn”.  But […]
June 2, 2020
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Martyn Percy: A Plague of Numbers

On August 15th 1665, the weekly statistics on deaths in London were published.  Bills of Mortality had been continuously published since 1603 by the Worshipful Company […]
May 31, 2020
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Signs of the Times Summer 2020

May 31, 2020
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Signs of the Times Autumn 2019

May 31, 2020
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Signs of the Times Summer 2019