December 8, 2020
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Adrian Thatcher: Living in Love and Faith

There is much that is positive about LLF. There is evidence of able people who have undertaken much work in producing it. The book is commendably […]
December 8, 2020
Christ Breaking the Bounds of Animal Suffering. Triptych my Aidan Hart. On the sides are Saints Irenaeus and Isaac

How long till the next pandemic?

Now that we are looking forward to getting vaccinated and once again hugging our friends, it’s easy to assume that this year’s pandemic has been a […]
November 25, 2020
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Love or faith? Can we live with both?

The Church of England’s long-awaited book Living in Love and Faith has now been published. It describes itself as ‘Christian teaching and learning about identity, sexuality, […]
November 25, 2020
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Prof John Barton: The Bible in Living in Love and Faith

There is much to like in Living in Love and Faith.  Some may think it too long, but that seems to me one of its strengths: […]
November 24, 2020
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Reverend Dr. John Prysor-Jones: A Culture for Abuse

The crisis arising from the sexual abuse of children and the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) Report have been accompanied by many public statements […]
November 24, 2020
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Will Moore: Be the Bigger Christians: A response to Living in Love and Faith

The release of Living in Love and Faith (LLF) by the Church of England has caused an uproar from all corners of the Anglican debate regarding […]
November 16, 2020
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Prof Diarmaid MacCulloch: Living in Love and Faith

The end-result of the Living in Love and Faith process, all 482 pages of it (hereafter LLF), is a good deal better than it might have […]
November 14, 2020
Donald Trump's head falling from the White House

Why did 70 million vote for Trump?

From outside the USA it seems astonishing that 70 million people voted for another four years of Trump’s presidency. Many people have responded passionately, either shocked […]
November 12, 2020
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Prof Helen King: Living in Love and Faith: doing history

Where does LLF stand on history? It’s certainly trying (but unfortunately failing) to keep up with the contemporary world; and I’m thinking here just of those […]