Category Archives: Establishment

Secularism – A Force for Good?

by Savi Hensman, community worker, author of “Sexuality, Struggle and Saintliness” and LGBTI+ equality activist Sometimes religion is twisted to serve the ends of those ruthlessly seeking power. Yet others live out their faith through commitment to justice and equality, … Continue reading

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Are We Partly to Blame?

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of Via Media News and Director of the Ozanne Foundation Families.  They affect us all – for better or for worse. Some are so close knit that they never let anyone through their metaphorical front door, … Continue reading

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Nationalism, Patriotism and Glory…

by the Very Revd Dr David Ison, Dean of St Paul’s, Member of General Synod and Vice-Chair of the Ozanne Foundation ‘Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism is when hate of people other than your … Continue reading

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Spinning the Stats – Are We Too Defensive to Really Listen?

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge Is the Church of England still the church of the nation? It’s probably only Anglicans themselves who still assume it is, and even then not all of them.  Constitutionally, … 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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