June 14, 2021

Modern Church Annual Report 2020

June 8, 2021
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Lorraine Cavanagh: Good And Bad Religion and How To Tell The Difference

Faith and the kind of belief which brooks little questioning are two quite different things. The way in which these two words are either confused or […]
June 7, 2021
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Lorraine Cavanagh: What is the Church For?

I feared, when I offered to give this paper, that I had spoken too hastily. Should I have waited, before putting forward the suggestion that we […]
May 30, 2021
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Lorraine Cavanagh: Is QAnon the New Religion?

‘The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people, but the silence over that by the good people’ memorable, but by no […]
May 21, 2021

Signs of the Times Summer 2021

May 13, 2021

Peter Liddell: So Luke Copied the Ascension?

“When he had said these things, he departed upwards”  (Livy) Dennis R. MacDonald points to the resemblance between Luke’s narrative and Livy’s description of the ascension […]
May 5, 2021
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Modern Believing Books Received July 2021

Mario I. Aguilar, After Pestilence: An Interreligious Theology of the Poor.  London: SCM Press, 2021.  Pp. xii, 196.  Pb.  £25.  ISBN 978-0-334-06035-2. Joseph D. Aldred and […]
March 26, 2021

Helen Burnett: Christian Climate Action…. In Court

Rev’d Helen Burnett is a member of the Council of Modern Church and has written the following, which details her ongoing work with XR. There has […]
March 23, 2021
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Revd Canon Dr Emma Percy: Queer Eye for a Fearful Church

During the long months of lockdown due to the Covid 19 pandemic I was encouraged by my sons to watch Queer Eye on Netflix. I became […]