Monthly Archives: October 2017

Painting by Numbers…

by the Rt Revd Dr David Walker, Bishop of Manchester I have to admit, I didn’t enjoy Art at school. The paint never went where I wanted it to go, and the splodges of colour I produced rarely looked anything … Continue reading

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It Can Happen to Guys Too!

The following is written by a serving gay Church of England clergyman, who has asked for his identity to be kept anonymous. I read the anonymous piece, titled, “A Zero Tolerance Approach to the Weinsteins in the Church?” sadly with … Continue reading

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A Zero Tolerance Approach to the Weinsteins in the Church?

The following is written by a serving Church of England clergywoman, who has asked for her identity to be kept anonymous. What a den of iniquity Hollywood is! Harvey Weinstein accused of molesting all those women – even a man … Continue reading

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Post Hollywood – Brave New World?

by the Revd Charlotte Bannister-Parker, University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford This week the world has seen a dramatic fall from grace for one of the movie industry’s highest-profile producers. We all know the story by now: the … Continue reading

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Confronting our Culture, Presenting our Past

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s I saw a new member of staff at morning prayer in St Paul’s last week. He said that he’d felt drawn by the sense of something ancient and solid, … Continue reading

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A “Safe Space” for Liberalism?

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge Do you describe yourself as a Liberal?  I don’t mean in the party political sense, but as a ‘Liberal Christian’, or perhaps a plain ‘Liberal’ as in someone broadly … Continue reading

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Primates Meetings – Who’d Be a Prophet?

by the Revd Dr Hayley Matthews, Director of Lay Training, Diocese of Leeds Today, as I write, the readings from my midday Eucharist included a message from a prophet and a couple of lines from a gospel where Herod hears … Continue reading

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