Category Archives: Rosie Harper

Why do Good People do Bad Things?

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham and Member of General Synod   I came back from General Synod last week asking this question: Why do good people do bad things?  I’d met people from … Continue reading

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Transphobic Letters, Mansplaining & Male Violence.

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham and Member of General Synod. How many more ways can some Christians find to express their bigotry and judgementalism? I spent last Saturday morning on a study day, … Continue reading

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“Enjoy But Don’t Inhale!”

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham and Member of General Synod The past few weeks in the church where I work there have seen some of the largest numbers ever, and some of the … Continue reading

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Remembering, Reliving & Dealing with the Church’s Abuse

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham and Member of General Synod So much remembering. We’ve had some very moving events. Poetry and music evoking the darkest moments of WW1. In Great Missenden, the village … Continue reading

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Toxic Masculinity & Our Use of Pronouns

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham Archbishop Justin has some gay friends. He knows them and likes them, and indeed he thinks their relationships are fabulous. So it’s not personal. There is however a … 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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Royal Weddings – A New Evangelism Strategy?

by the Rev Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham & Member of General Synod  It didn’t come naturally. I’m not a Royalist. However in our little Parish in Great Missenden we hired a large screen TV, plugged … Continue reading

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