Category Archives: Human Sexuality

Identity, Depression & the Church’s Culpability

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of Via Media and Director of the Ozanne Foundation “Your sexuality does not define who you are, Jayne” is a phrase I’m becoming increasingly familiar with – which I tend to hear most often from my … 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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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 (Rebel) Alliance of Allies

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool and Chair of the Ozanne Foundation One of the delights of being involved in the Methodist-Anglican Covenant (I co-chair the national Advocacy and Monitoring Group) is the opportunity to build friendships … Continue reading

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Shhh….It’s Secret!!

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham and Member of General Synod ‘The vows you are about to take are made in the presence of God, who is judge of all and knows all the … Continue reading

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Does the Bible Really Say…that Creation is Straight?

by the Revd Canon Dr Simon Taylor, Canon Chancellor of Derby Cathedral Credit where it is due, whoever first coined ‘God created Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve’ has a real gift for slogans and headlines.  But not, I … Continue reading

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Does the Bible Really Say…that Baptism Should be Withheld from Some People?

by the Rt Revd David Gillett, Principal of Trinity College, Bristol (1988-1999) and former Bishop of Bolton (1999-2008) Sadly, there are often stories one hears of the Church excluding people, but this is especially sad when it comes to baptism … Continue reading

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