Good News: National Witness?

In his talk at the Fulcrum 15th Anniversary Symposium, Tom Wright explores modernism, postmodernism and the calling of the church to consider how “the full evangelical message of new creation” might “be lived, danced, sung, spoken transformatively into our muddled and dangerous world”

Which Story? Which King?

Isaiah 59.15b-21; Psalm 72; Luke 19.28-44  A sermon on Palm Sunday in St Salvator’s Chapel, University of St Andrews 13 April 2014  By Professor N. T. Wright, St Mary’s College One way in which mediaeval Britain learned the Christian story was through the Mystery Plays. We used to live in Lichfield, where every three years … Continue Reading

Rowan Williams: An Appreciation

(This is an extended version of an article that appeared in The Times [online subscribers only] on 17th March 2012 – republished with permission) ‘Here to introduce Bach’s St Matthew Passion,’ said the radio announcer, ‘is the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams.’ My companion and I listened eagerly to a lucid account of St … Continue Reading