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 10, 2021

Christianity and the role of prisons

On Tuesday the UK Government published its new White Paper on Prisons Strategy, along with a brief summary. It is much as one would expect: extra […]
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 […]
December 6, 2021

Modern Believing: Books Received April 2022

Anthony D. Baker, Leaving Emmaus: A New Departure in Christian Theology.  Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2021.  Pp. xviii, 196.  Pb.  $34.99.  ISBN 978-1-4813-1604-0. Randall H. […]
December 3, 2021

Advent – A Time For The Church To Repent

I have just come from a country where the commercial machinery of Christmas seems to be already operating at full capacity, in a remote kind of […]
November 27, 2021

Who creates wealth?

We get more and more billionaires. We also get more and more homeless people, and longer queues at foodbanks. Why? How human are we, if we […]

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