Category Archives: Dean of St Pauls

An Anglican Communion at a Crossroads?

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s and Vice-Chair of the Ozanne Foundation On holiday recently I read a book I was sent last year. It’s called The Anglican Communion at a Crossroads – The Crises … Continue reading

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The Looking-Glass World of the Judgemental

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s and Vice-Chair of the Ozanne Foundation In some churches, members have to be judged worthy by others in order to receive the sacrament of communion, going beyond the Anglican … Continue reading

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Are Christians Guilty of Exerting Peer Pressure to Make People “Fit In”?

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s and Vice-Chair of the Ozanne Foundation All of us want to ‘fit in’, to be part of a human group where we feel at home. It’s programmed into our … Continue reading

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Brexit, Sex & Science: Can We Challenge “Fake News”?

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s and Vic Chair of the Ozanne Foundation                 I was listening to an American political commentator on the radio the other day, … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Harmonious Difference

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral Cathedrals have been in the news over the last few years, though not always for the reasons that they or the wider Church of England might like. However, … Continue reading

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Divine Headship Meets Woman Bishop

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral I’ll be taking part later this week in the ceremony at which Bishop Sarah Mullally will become the first woman Bishop of London, 24 years on from the … Continue reading

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Rolling With the Punch(line)

by the Very Rev Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s ‘My wife complained that her feet hurt. I said: “You’ve got your shoes on the wrong feet.” She said: “But these are the only feet I’ve got.”’ Tommy Cooper … Continue reading

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