Category Archives: Human Sexuality

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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A Call to “Take Sides”!

by the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, Bishop of Liverpool and Chair of the Ozanne Foundation In an increasingly polarised and angry West it may seem perverse to say that we need to be clear about taking sides. Surely the work … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Faith in the Quantum Era

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham, Trustee of the Ozanne Foundation and Member of General Synod I felt as if I’d been seriously told off by Jesus. A couple of weeks ago a verse … Continue reading

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Inside, Outside – XR, Church & Change

by the Revd Canon Giles Goddard, former Chair of the General Synod’s Human Sexuality Group and member of the co-ordinating group for the Living in Love and Faith project October was a strange month for me.  It was all about … Continue reading

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Remembrance, Inclusion & Identity

by Lord Ian Blair of Broughton, cross bench peer, former Metropolitan Police Commissioner and parishioner in the Diocese of Oxford In this period of remembrance, I have been reflecting on the time-limited nature of memory. I was born after World War … Continue reading

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Remembering – An Active Choice?

by the Ven Peter Leonard, Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight,  Chair of One Body One Faith and Member of General Synod Shortly after the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union I had the privilege of attending … Continue reading

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The Fallout from Tribal Scrums

by the Rt Revd David Walker, Bishop of Manchester With England in a Rugby World Cup final, it’s a good weekend to allow ourselves to be a little bit tribal. I’m not intending to paint a St George’s Cross on … Continue reading

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