This article was first published on the Covenant website and in the Church of England Newspaper, 17 Jan 2020, and is reproduced with permission. On May 5–8 this year, I…
We now have more excellent speakers lined up for the first quarter of Beer and Theology 2020, so here are the dates for your diaries.
Our 33rd Beer and Theology will be with Stephen Godsell on “Wittgenstein and Newspapers Today”
Our 32nd Beer and Theology will be with Peter Welby on “Engaging with Islam”
Our 31st Beer and Theology will be with Maria Wyard on “The State of Public Service Today”
The Church of England has so far been unable to bring any authoritative collective voice to the national conversation about Brexit. Why is this and what should it be offering?
“Every Sunday Anglicans stand and confess that they believe in “the one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church.” Living out what they confess is the general reason to be a communion, but it must be filled out with unique historical particularities of ours”
Our 29th Beer and Theology will be with Jane Steen on “Dr Johnson: Lay Theologian”
Julia Cameron’s obituary of Frances Whitehead, secretary to John Stott for 55 years, who died on June 1st, 2019.
Our 29th Beer and Theology, will be with Tom and Adrian Greenwood on “Civil Society Futures”
This book, by a master historian, is exceptional and well worth buying, reading, and referencing. No theological or historical library should be without it.
Our 28th Beer and Theology, will be with Margaret Cave on “Being an Evangelist in the Parish”
David Newman explores what mature faith in God might look like.
Christopher Landau reviews a new study of reconciliation by Muthuraj Swamy.
Our 27th Beer and Theology, in association with The Centre for Theology and Community and the Hurtado Jesuit Centre, will be with Graham Kings and Canon Dr Mark Clavier, Residential Canon, Brecon Cathedral, Wales and author of “On Consumer Culture, Identity, The Church and The Rhetorics of Delight”.
A lecture by Tom Wright given at Central Presbyterian Church, Park Avenue on April 22 2018.
In this chapter from “Poverty in the Early Church and Today” which she edited with Steve Walton, Hannah Swithinbank looks at the concepts and rhetoric of deserving and undeserving poor and offers an alternative biblical perspective.