January 8, 2021

Celebrate the Relaunch of Modern Believing: the Journal of Modern Believing

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January 2, 2021
Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew

Christianity was progressive long before secularism was invented

Shock horror. The Guardian today has a full length leader column saying positive things about Christians. Not all Christians: ‘progressive’ ones in the print version, ‘liberal’ […]
December 23, 2020
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The Church and Bishopsgate

St Helen’s Bishopsgate, a large London church, has made a public Statement criticising the Church of England’s Living in Love and Faith for not opposing same-sex […]
December 22, 2020
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Has Christmas Failed Us?

‘..The Holy Ghost over the bent world broods with warm breast and with ah! bright wings’, words taken from Gerard Manley Hopkins’s poem ‘God’s Grandeur’. I […]
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 […]