Jonathan Draper

January 8, 2021
man beside boy holding red and white rally signage

Religion and the Right

The link between religion, perhaps especially Christianity, and right-wing politics is not new. Historically, we’ve seen it before in Europe and in many other places. I’ve […]
April 2, 2020

Modern Church at Bloxham Festival

In the heady pre-lockdown days of late February, Modern Church was an Associate Sponsor of this year’s Church Times Festival of Faith and Literature at Bloxham. […]
March 31, 2020

Virtual Church?

We live in interesting times. We’ve all, suddenly, become familiar with new concepts like ‘social distancing’, ‘self-isolation’, and, apparently, ‘hand washing’; we’re even beginning to know […]
July 2, 2019

How theology has failed over Brexit

The Modern Church Conference in July this year is exploring ‘Theology in the Public Square’. When the theme of the conference was agreed, I was to […]
December 20, 2018

‘Tis the season…

Like a lot of clergy (and others) up and down the land and around the world, I will spend some part of the next few days […]