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
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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 […]
November 6, 2020
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Anthony Woollard: Lockdown: Unintended Consequences for the Church

A lot has been written already about the impact of the pandemic on the Church’s life. Miranda Threlfall-Holmes’ recent post (also in Modern Church’s insert in […]
November 2, 2020
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Health or economy: which to protect?

So Britain is back into lockdown! It’s a controversial change. For some it was overdue. For some it is an infringement of human rights. For some […]
October 30, 2020
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Augustine Tanner–Ihm: How Long O Lord?

The problem of suffering is the age-old question for many people in the world. If there is a loving God, how can there be pain and […]
October 30, 2020
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Rev Dr Miranda Threlfall-Holmes: Communion, Tangible and Virtual

There’s been a lot of discussion among Anglicans over the past few months about the nature of the communion we share, when we do it online. […]
October 21, 2020
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Assisted dying: time to change the law?

On 8th October the British Medical Association announced the result of the largest ever survey of UK doctors on assisted dying. Although it formally opposes a […]