The idea of a personal relationship with Jesus that lacks the experience of grace as command is just plain silly. Like sex without committed fellowship under God, it ain’t the real thing.
So what does an evangelical Anglican make of spending two weeks at an Extraordinary Synod of the Church of Rome?
Amidst the horror of recent news stories, one Sunday newspaper’s headline came as a welcome relief. The story was good news. But more than just being good news, it was a story about the success of a campaign which churches have played a vital role in. “Pay rise for 60,000 workers after surge in firms […]
Gordon Kuhrt reviews a major recent collection of academic essays on 20th century evangelicalism and fundamentalism in the UK.
“The important point here is that science and faith can thus provide us with different, yet ultimately complementary, maps of human identity”. The text of Professor Alister McGrath’s Inaugural Lecture as Andreas Idreos Professorship of Science and Religion.
As the Church of England begins Shared Conversations, Phil Groves guides us to resources drawing on the experience and wisdom of the wider Communion.
A review of the Bishop of Buckingham’s new book on same-sex marriage.
Christians (at least in the West) expect to encounter God in Scripture in their own language and sharing the same preoccupations. It is good that we have such wonderful resources and so many translations from which to choose but there is much to be learnt from the original texts. We need a little strangeness.
Dr Graham Kings, now Bishop of Sherborne, wrote this review in 1994 for the International Bulletin of Missionary Research. Fulcrum is republishing it, with permission, in the light of the current crisis in the Middle East.
Let me be perfectly clear: I am not saying that the Islamic State’s ideology is the only interpretation of Islam, nor that it is the ‘correct’ one. What I am saying is that it is a reasoned interpretation. And that is a problem which needs to be understood.
The narrative that atrocities committed by jihadi groups has everything to do with Islam is therefore as false as the counter-narrative that the atrocities have nothing to do with Islam. Both are in denial and selective in their readings of texts, history and contemporary realities.
Fulcrum’s first Pivot^Point event took place on 18th September 2014 at St James the Less, Pimlico in Central London. The theme was Growing God’s Kingdom – through Intentional Evangelism. The speakers were Revd Canon Chris Russell, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Advisor for Evangelism and Witness, and Dr Elaine Storkey, President of Fulcrum. The evening was introduced & facilitated by Revd Lis Goddard […]
Too often accused of being ‘never knowingly understood’, Rowan Williams has written a lucid book for lay people on the basics of Christianity.