Category Archives: Meg Warner

Elephants, Penguins, Procreation & Japanese Knotweed (Part 2)

by Dr Meg Warner, Old Testament Theologian, Member of General Synod and author of Abraham (This blog is in response to Dr Davie’s critique of Dr Warner’s original blog that was posted on ViaMedia on Feb 8th 2019.) I am grateful … Continue reading

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Elephants, Penguins, Procreation & Japanese Knotweed

by Dr Meg Warner, Old Testament Theologian, Member of General Synod and author of Abraham Last week’s edition of the Church Times (1/2/2019) ‘balanced’ a report of Dr Christina Beardsley’s decision to leave the Church of England’s sexuality project (‘Living … Continue reading

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O Little Town of Bethlehem….How Still Do We Really See Thee Lie?

by Dr Meg Warner, Theologian, Lecturer and Member of General Synod At this time of year our thoughts and our imaginings go winging to Bethlehem – the ‘little town’, ‘where the dear Christ enters in’ to ‘meek souls who receive … Continue reading

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‘Cake-Gate’, Discrimination & Established Churches

by Dr Meg Warner, Theologian, Lecturer and Member of General Synod A Northern Ireland-based family bakery this week won its appeal to the UK Supreme Court against a conviction for discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. You may be … Continue reading

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Episcopally Led and Synodically Managed

by Dr Meg Warner, Theologian, Lecturer and Member of General Synod In the most moving session of the recent meeting of the General Synod of the Church of England (York, 7-11 July) a survivor of church-related sexual abuse spoke about … Continue reading

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Sex & the Single Girl

by Dr Meg Warner, Theologian, Lecturer and Member of General Synod In all of the excitement about that sermon, some of the striking aspects of the royal wedding were perhaps slightly overlooked. The world watched an American divorcée marry into … Continue reading

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Churches in Crises – A National Necessity?

by Dr Meg Warner, Theologian, Lecturer & Member of General Synod Here in the UK we are currently marking a string of disturbing first anniversaries. The anniversary of the Westminster Bridge attack was 22 March, and the anniversaries of the … Continue reading

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