October 21, 2020
Demonstration by supporters of assisted dying

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 […]
October 20, 2020

Professor David Clough: What’s Christianity got to do with farmed animal welfare?

The question of UK farmed animal welfare standards has been placed in the spotlight by the end of the Brexit transition period, the passage of the […]
October 15, 2020
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Lorraine Cavanagh: Ministry in a Virtual World

For those in public ministry, the business of how we are received is as important in the world of the virtual as it is in real […]
October 6, 2020
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Is capitalism compatible with Christianity?

Is capitalism obligatory now? Are its opponents so extreme that their writings should not be taught in schools? Yes, according to the Guidance document published by […]
September 25, 2020
St. Eupraxia of Tabbenisi, Egypt, c. 382-c.412

Sex and the Church’s past

If you are following the Church of England’s agonisings over same-sex partnerships and the Living in Love and Faith project, you’ll be interested in Giles Goddard’s […]
September 11, 2020
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Water from a tap is a convenience: water from a spring is a miracle

I owe the title to Juliet Du Boulay’s study of traditional village life on a Greek island 50 years ago, before the people adapted to modernity. […]
September 2, 2020
A man wearing a mask saying 'Covid19 is a hoax'

Covid a hoax? Can we trust experts?

10,000 in London, 38,000 in Berlin: protestors claiming that Covid is a hoax. Why on earth do they believe such nonsense? But then why do I, […]
September 1, 2020
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Anthony Woollard: If A Levels were abolished, what could replace them?

Jonathan Clatworthy’s recent blog post suggested that A levels should be abolished – not least because they exalt “competitiveness” to something close to a god.  I […]
September 1, 2020
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Humphrey Prideaux: The Church and Lockdown

There is a wide debate on whether the Government has employed the right policies during the COVID-19 pandemic. Also, relevant for some of us, is the […]