Category Archives: Rosie Harper

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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Are We in Love with Sin?

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham and Member of General Synod We all carry our early experiences of Christmas and Easter into our adult life. It’s inevitable and it is the lens through which … Continue reading

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Apologies, Forgiveness and IICSA

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham and Member of the General Synod It has been an extraordinary experience listening to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) on its excellent live streaming site. … Continue reading

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Is Organised Religion Inherently Abusive?

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham and Member of the General Synod Time to think about General Synod. I always find it a very complex experience, and working through last week has been made … Continue reading

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A Time to Die…?

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham and Member of General Synod It’s the beginning of a new year and the script is that we talk about hope. It was a challenging 2017 but things … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About….(oh no…Let’s Not!)

by the Revd Canon Rosie Harper, Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham There has been an apparent shift. People have begun to talk about their experiences of being harassed, abused or criminally attacked, with an openness that wasn’t acceptable even … Continue reading

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