October 20, 2020

Signs of the Times Winter 2020

October 20, 2020

Professor David Clough: What’s Christianity got to do with farmed animal welfare?

The question of UK farmed animal welfare standards has been placed in the spotlight by the end of the Brexit transition period, the passage of the […]
September 7, 2020
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Modern Believing: Letters to the Editor

For several years there have been no published letters to the editor. That is partly because copy for any edition of the journal has to be […]
September 1, 2020
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Anthony Woollard: If A Levels were abolished, what could replace them?

Jonathan Clatworthy’s recent blog post suggested that A levels should be abolished – not least because they exalt “competitiveness” to something close to a god.  I […]
September 1, 2020
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Humphrey Prideaux: The Church and Lockdown

There is a wide debate on whether the Government has employed the right policies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, relevant for some of us, is the […]
August 27, 2020
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Jerusalem, Rome and the White House

I was recently involved in a surprisingly heated debate about whether or not one should refer to Trump as a ‘fascist’. As a history graduate, I […]
August 10, 2020

Dr. Josephine Stein: The Clergy Discipline Measure

The editor of Modern Believing writes: In the April issue of Modern Believing (61.2), Dr. Josephine Stein critiqued the Clergy Discipline Measure [CDM] in her article […]
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. […]