Category Archives: Jeremy Morris

Time for “A New Evangelism”?

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge Whatever the causes of Church decline – and I’ve spent much of my adult life researching this and writing about it – and whatever the scale or the finality … Continue reading

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Are We Truly a Church “Of the People”?

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge   With the Grenfell inquiry under way, the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) about to resume its hearings, the ongoing Windrush controversy, and the aftermath of the … Continue reading

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From Windrush to Windsor: Who Do We Think We Are?

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge Pictures:  Junior Green, Windrush victim (left); Rt Revd Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop of Episcopal Church of America (right) How much difference just a couple of weeks makes!  Two weeks … Continue reading

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IICSA – Is Clericalism to Blame?

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge For the time being, the Church of England’s excoriation before the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) is over.  We are all left trying to come to terms … Continue reading

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Church on the Ropes…

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge We are just a couple of weeks into what will be many months of painful interrogation of the Church of England’s safeguarding record by the Independent Inquiry into Child … Continue reading

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Know Your Enemies

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge I’m always sceptical of sentences that begin with some such phrase as ‘history teaches us that…’  It’s not that history doesn’t teach us things.  But what it teaches is … Continue reading

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A Theology of Reception that Pays Attention to People…

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge In 1965 Bishop John Robinson – already famous for his iconoclastic book Honest to God – challenged the Church of England with a call for a ‘New Reformation’.  Claiming … Continue reading

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