The original song of creation needs to be heard again through the image of God in a shared humanity.
Co-published with the Church Times, Jody Stowell explores why they are an authentic part of God’s story
Fulcrum Perspectives: Women Bishops legislation by Jody Stowell In light of the amendments that have been made to the Women Bishops legislation by the House of Bishops, I now find that in many ways I am deeply ambivalent about the vote that will be taken in July. As a young(ish) woman, only ordained as Deacon … Continue Reading
Rejoicing in the Desert: or Rose Sunday By Jody Stowell KENYAN DESERT ROSE Fast and Feast, Life in the Midst of Death I wonder how your Lenten fast is going? However you are experiencing Lent this year, we are coming to the middle of the Lenten season and are invited to take a pause in … Continue Reading
Chasing the Purple Shirt? by Jody Stowell co-published with the Church of England Newspaper, 26 January 2012 2012 is a significant year for discussions on women in the episcopate in the Church of England. In Synod this year there will be much high emotion, fast paced thinking and rash words regarding the legislation which is … Continue Reading
smaller god by Jody Stowell (crowning: mary giving birth to jesus – sara star) gentle Jesus, meek and mild who is this one, who is this child? I do not know him, he did not come in muck and mess in rend of womb little lord Jesus, no crying he makes but the one I … Continue Reading
Faithfulness Matters Bible Study The Patriarch, his wife, the Pharaoh and the slave by Jody Stowell ‘The Glory of God is a human being fully alive’ IRENAEUS The above quotation from the early church is one of my favourites and it seemed right to use this as the basis from which I wrote a Bible … Continue Reading
‘Have you understood all this?’ Reflections on Matthew 12: 31 – 52 ‘have you understood all this?’ It seems to me that it is quite a bold reply that the disciples give to this question that Jesus asks, right at the end of the text in Matthew, which some of us will have had read … Continue Reading