May 5, 2021
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Modern Believing Books Received July 2021

Mario I. Aguilar, After Pestilence: An Interreligious Theology of the Poor.  London: SCM Press, 2021.  Pp. xii, 196.  Pb.  £25.  ISBN 978-0-334-06035-2. Joseph D. Aldred and […]
May 3, 2021
Ballot box

The case against tactical voting

Every time election day comes round I find myself arguing against tactical voting. This post explains why. I am concerned about it because I believe in […]
April 23, 2021

Chauvin was found guilty. Is that justice?

Immediately, the news was broadcast around the world. It was as though the entire population of humanity wanted to know. Former police officer Derek Chauvin has […]
April 14, 2021
Symbols of war, poverty and environmental destruction against a picture of the world

Page 1 of the Bible on what matters

Some issues just don’t go away. The biggest concerns facing the world today are modern versions of old ones. This post argues that the first chapter […]
April 7, 2021
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How Covid-19 may have Changed the Church Forever!

COVID-19 has changed the Church forever!  Historians and commentators often preface their remarks with a statement along these lines and often it is very much a […]
April 1, 2021
Empty tomb with a computer saying 'Error 404: Google cannot find the body'

Is the Resurrection a fairy story?

Easter: the most important Christian festival, or the most absurd? Did Jesus really rise from the dead? Physically, as Luke and John tell us, or did […]
March 26, 2021

Helen Burnett: Christian Climate Action…. In Court

Rev’d Helen Burnett is a member of the Council of Modern Church and has written the following, which details her ongoing work with XR. There has […]
March 24, 2021
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Can we justify our values?

We all have values. Some things matter to us. We have views about right and wrong. But how do we make sense of our values? Are […]
March 23, 2021
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Revd Canon Dr Emma Percy: Queer Eye for a Fearful Church

During the long months of lockdown due to the Covid 19 pandemic I was encouraged by my sons to watch Queer Eye on Netflix. I became […]