Category Archives: Helen King

We Can’t Go Back..in Our Quest for the “Perfect Service”

by Prof Helen King, Professor Emerita in Classical Studies at The Open University and lay preacher in the Diocese of Oxford I’ve found a new way of entertaining my mother, for whom I am also her carer, during the lockdown: … Continue reading

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Living in Love & Faith – What the Bishops Need to Learn…

by Prof Helen King and the Revd Canon Dr Judith Maltby, both Academic Historians involved with the Living in Love and Faith report Where is the project Living in Love and Faith (LLF) going now, after the ‘Pastoral Statement’ on … Continue reading

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Who Tells Our Story – and How?

by Prof Helen King, Professor Emerita in Classical Studies at The Open University and lay preacher in the Diocese of Oxford I’m a great fan of the musical Hamilton, particularly (as a historian), its final song: ‘Who Lives, Who Dies, … Continue reading

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Safeguarding & Sexuality – Are We Throwing Money In the Right Direction?

by Prof Helen King, Professor Emerita in Classical Studies at The Open University and lay preacher in the Diocese of Oxford A recent invitation to take my fourth safeguarding course made me reflect on all the work that has been going … Continue reading

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Wider Still & Wider…

by Prof Helen King, Professor Emerita in Classical Studies at The Open University and lay preacher in the Diocese of Oxford This year we held a Last Night of the Proms party. We only decided to do this on the … Continue reading

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