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.
Tom Wright’s talk offering a biblical theology of the sacraments, sacramental ministry and mission delivered at the Radical Vocation Conference in the Diocese of Dallas on 22nd September 2018.
In her recent presentation at Beer and Theology, Hannah Swithinbank explores how Christianity and Christian discipleship intersect with international development and looks at ways that our own lifestyle choices – in relation to food, travel, home and “stuff” – connect with successful, sustainable development.
In honour of Michael Green, whose death was announced today, we republish this 2016 profile of him and ten lessons in evangelism learned from him.
Information about our next Beer and Theology
A short version (including links to the more detailed discussions) of a dialogue with “affirming evangelicals” David Gillett, David Atkinson and David Runcorn arguing that they present three distinct (and at time incompatible) approaches in their support of same-sex unions or marriage. Their arguments open up a range of wider questions that, if wrestled with, might encourage us all to think in fresh ways, help to clarify the nature and significance of disagreements, and even lead to greater understanding, respect and perhaps greater consensus emerging.