It is striking that in all his letters, Paul modifies the tradition greeting from ‘grace’ to ‘grace and peace.’
As Greenbelt approaches, Jon Kuhrt offers reflections on the Christian festival
The most important affirmation in Scripture about Mammon is the claim that ‘The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it’ (Ps 24.1). Ultimately, no individual owns anything, but has it on trust from God.
I recently came across this joke about the nuclear deterrence debate: “it’s like a prehistoric bug trapped in amber: it had obviously been alive once, but it hadn’t moved in millions of years”. This characterisation was offered in 1987 (by Philip Bobbitt in Democracy and Deterrence). Nearly thirty years later, little appears to have changed. […]
If any meaningful language and vision of change is to emerge within the Labour Party, it needs to develop a way of talking about love and sin.
On learning of the death of Owen Chadwick, I was moved to tears. Immediately, I jotted down how much we were in his debt as a friend of scholars, mentor to many, pithy and witty writer, faithful priest, brilliant preacher, diligent professor, supervisor and administrator, with a vast hinterland of history and culture. He was […]
As he begins his new post as Mission Theologian in the Anglican Communion, Graham Kings speaks to Wim Houtman and Dick Schinkelshoek, religion journalists with Nederlands Dagblad, the evangelical daily newspaper in the Netherlands.
Fulcrum’s reflections on the decisions relating to marriage at the 2016 General Convention of TEC.
Against the faux morality of finance capitalism, the potency of a story about a God who forgives debts can be heard afresh.
Recent events illustrate the high stakes in discussions of same-sex marriage: the danger here is a loss of confidence in Scripture as a pastoral document which, on sexuality as on other issues, expresses God’s deepest and gracious concern for our lives, for us to be the best that we can be.
On the 10th anniversary of 7/7 we are republishing Graham Kings’ July 2005 reflections on the day written as the first Fulcrum newsletter when he was Vicar of St Mary’s. Islington
Are Christian supporters of same-sex marriage simply extending the traditional teaching about sex and marriage to same-sex couples and what would that look like? Or are they – as seems to be the case with most secular supporters – simply welcoming the rectifying of an injustice which now gives gay and lesbian couples the same options to choose from in relation to structuring their relationships as straight couples have had for some time?
The address given on Friday 26 June 2015 at a lunch event organised by the Center for Anglican Communion Studies (of Virginia Theological Seminary) and the Compass Rose Society, at General Convention of The Episcopal Church, Salt Lake City.