Category Archives: Human Sexuality

Spiritual Blindness & its Root of Fear

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News Do you believe in Spiritual Blindness?  I must admit, I do. I define it as something spiritual that happens to people, often because of something that has happened to them in their past, which … Continue reading

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Does “Othering” Exist in Our Church, and Does this Lead to Exclusion?

by the Revd Dr Hayley Matthews, Director of Lay Training, Diocese of Leeds As Director of Lay Training for the Anglican Diocese of Leeds, my team will shortly be rolling out unconscious bias training throughout the Diocese which is likely … Continue reading

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Twitter Moments – The General and The Particular

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool A brief Twitter conversation last week between Madeleine Davies, Andrew Graystone and me, and a reflection from Rachel Mann which was prompted by that conversation – these things form the backdrop … Continue reading

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A “Safe Space” for Liberalism?

by the Revd Dr Jeremy Morris, Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge Do you describe yourself as a Liberal?  I don’t mean in the party political sense, but as a ‘Liberal Christian’, or perhaps a plain ‘Liberal’ as in someone broadly … Continue reading

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Primates Meetings – Who’d Be a Prophet?

by the Revd Dr Hayley Matthews, Director of Lay Training, Diocese of Leeds Today, as I write, the readings from my midday Eucharist included a message from a prophet and a couple of lines from a gospel where Herod hears … Continue reading

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The True God and the Real World

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool So last week I saw this editorial from the “Scientific American”. [The New Science of Sex and Gender – Scientific American](https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-new-science-of-sex-and-gender/). It is not itself a piece of science, but I … Continue reading

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Loyalty and Obsession

by the Revd Canon Giles Goddard, Chair of Human Sexuality Group on General Synod As I reflect on the forthcoming Primates’ Meeting two words sound loudly in my head; loyalty and obsession.  I can’t imagine that there is any Anglican, … Continue reading

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