September 1, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]