January 14, 2022

Digitally Mediated Togetherness

Like many conferences planned for 2020, the Modern Church conference was postponed and re-organized to fit a digital medium. This was, for the most part, a […]
January 13, 2022

Martyn Percy: A Progressive Union for a Precarious Church

We live in strange times.  Who would have thought that Modern Church – founded at the end of the 19th century (1898) – would be a […]
December 25, 2021

Martyn Percy: Time, Light, Truth and Christmas Hope

‘Respair’ is a very old word that one hardly ever uses these days.  The opposite of ‘despair’, ‘to respair’ is to have fresh hope, and to […]
December 23, 2021

Martyn Percy: Rickety Religion (Part Five: Post-Advent Values)

Rickety (adjective) = liable to collapse or come clattering down, first used in the 1680s, derived from rickets (noun) via the notion of weak, unhealthy, feeble […]
December 20, 2021

Martyn Percy Rickety Religion (Part Four: Post-Advent Structures)

The Very Revd Professor Martyn Percy is an Honorary Vice-President of Modern Church, and was the Principal of Cuddesdon from 2004-14, before becoming Dean of Christ […]
December 16, 2021

Martyn Percy: Rickety Religion (Part Three: Advent, Time and Structures)

Rickety (adjective) = liable to collapse or come clattering down, first used in the 1680s, derived from rickets (noun) via the notion of weak, unhealthy, feeble […]
December 13, 2021

Martyn Percy: Rickety Religion (Part Two: The Advent of Structures)

Rickety (adjective) = liable to collapse or come clattering down, first used in the 1680s, derived from rickets (noun) via the notion of weak, unhealthy, feeble […]
December 8, 2021

The Canonical and Non-Canonical Nativity/Infancy Narratives: Some Theological Issues

This is a copy of a paper given by The Revd Canon Dr Peter Shepherd to the Modern Church Forum on the 6.12.21. Forum is the […]
December 7, 2021

Martyn Percy – Rickety Religion: Advent Calling

The Very Revd Professor Martyn Percy is an Honorary Vice-President of Modern Church, and was the Principal of Cuddesdon from 2004-14, before becoming Dean of Christ […]