Category Archives: Human Sexuality

Bishops – Please Show Us Your Workings

by the Revd Canon Giles Goddard, Former Chair of the Human Sexuality Group on General Synod I am glad to have among my friends several candidates for ordination, currently testing their vocations or in training.  I’m encouraged by the quality … Continue reading

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Is Good Disagreement Possible?

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News and Director of the Ozanne Foundation This is the question that I presume many within the Church – particularly the College of Bishops, which met last week – are currently debating and asking. As … Continue reading

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Sex, Lies & Voting Records

by the Revd Neil Patterson, Director of Ordinands, Hereford Diocese and Member of General Synod The thoughts leading to this post arose a little while ago as my partner David and I enjoyed watching A Very English Scandal, the dramatization … Continue reading

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History & Doctrine – Written by the Winners?

by the Revd Canon Simon Butler, Prolocutor for the Province of Canterbury It is a common dictum that history is written by the winners. Scholarship, particularly for the pre-modern world, enables us to uncover the other side of the story. … Continue reading

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Incarnational Truth – The Power of Testimony

by Jayne Ozanne, Editor of ViaMedia.News and Author of Just Love I’ve been reflecting recently about the books that most shaped my youth and which helped give me a glimpse of a God who I was so hungry to know … 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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Conventional Thinking At Its Best…

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham It could be so different. The Royal Wedding will be remembered for many things. If you are a ‘Hello’ magazine reader the dresses might be the thing. If … Continue reading

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