Author Archives: Jayne Ozanne

The All-Seeing Eye

by Jayne Ozanne, Director of the Ozanne Foundation and Editor of Via Media Some call it the ultimate Hunger Monster – the creature with the insatiable appetite. Others liken it euphemistically to the apocalyptic beast depicted in Ezekiel and Revelation, … Continue reading

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The Fallout from Tribal Scrums

by the Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester With England in a Rugby World Cup final, it’s a good weekend to allow ourselves to be a little bit tribal. I’m not intending to paint a St George’s Cross on … Continue reading

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Safeguarding & Sexuality – Are We Throwing Money In the Right Direction?

by Prof Helen King, Professor Emerita in Classical Studies at The Open University and lay preacher in the Diocese of Oxford A recent invitation to take my fourth safeguarding course made me reflect on all the work that has been going … Continue reading

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Unity or Truth?

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s, Member of General Synod and Vice-Chair of the Ozanne Foundation I was talking with a church leader the other day who lamented that they kept getting criticised by Christians … Continue reading

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“Don’t Go Listening to Lies….”

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham and Member of General Synod I rather enjoy taking assembly. Our school invites the local vicar to kick off the week first thing on Monday morning. Before I … Continue reading

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The Rainbow of Non-violent Advocacy

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool and Chair of the Ozanne Foundation Last Thursday I stood with a number of colleagues, lay and ordained, as part of the Christian Climate Action contribution to the Extinction Rebellion protests … Continue reading

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Toxic Masculinity and the Church

by the Revd Peterson Feital, Founder of The Haven+ London and Missioner to the Creative Industries for the Diocese of London (aka the ‘Showbiz Rev’) When Gillette released a short film, We Believe to mark the 30th Anniversary of the famous company slogan: “The best a man can get!” it took … Continue reading

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