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Twitter Moments – The General and The Particular

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool A brief Twitter conversation last week between Madeleine Davies, Andrew Graystone and me, and a reflection from Rachel Mann which was prompted by that conversation – these things form the backdrop … Continue reading

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The True God and the Real World

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool So last week I saw this editorial from the “Scientific American”. [The New Science of Sex and Gender – Scientific American](https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-new-science-of-sex-and-gender/). It is not itself a piece of science, but I … Continue reading

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The Elephant Orphanage

by the Right Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool In the middle of the city of Nairobi you can find the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage. Here baby elephants, rescued from Kenya’s wildlife parks, are nurtured and fed and re-socialised and returned … Continue reading

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A Moment in the Tangle

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool “God made the angels to show Him splendour, as He made animals for innocence and plants for their simplicity. But [human beings] He made to serve Him wittily, in the tangle … Continue reading

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Elders of the Tribe

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool “The weak bishops.” “The lying bishops.” “The bastard bishops.” “I wouldn’t trust them as far as I can spit.” “The only way they’ll give a straight-line response is if you ask … Continue reading

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Couldn’t We Just “Dissolve the People”??

by Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool After the uprising of the 17th June the Secretary of the Writers Union had leaflets distributed in the Stalinallee stating that the people had forfeited the confidence of the government and could … Continue reading

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“Calm Down Dear…” – Love and Anger in the Church

By the Rt Revd Paul Bayes,  Bishop of Liverpool “That’s what politics is about, Philip; love and anger.” Neil Kinnock to Philip Gould, 1992 “That constant humiliation to survive. If you’re not angry about it, what kind of person are … Continue reading

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