From David Thomas and Clare Amos (eds) A Faithful Presence: essays for Kenneth Cragg (London: Melisende, 2003) Download the article.
published in The Guardian Friday 19 March 2004 Mel Gibson doesn’t do reticence. The face of Christ is in your face. In the New Testament, the gospel writers narrate the crucifixion with admirable restraint and economy of words – what is surprising, in their accounts, is the very lack of gory detail. Here, perhaps, we […]
Review of the Norman Stone film which combines many levels of allegory in a gritty, contemporary story. Starring Alex Ferns, Tom Georgeson, Kenneth Cranham, James Cosmo and Jenny Foulds Certificate 15 [Contains drug use and strong violence] Reviewed by Christopher Took While we are waiting for The Passion of the Christ to be released, I […]
Paper presented to an interfaith gathering of Anglican Christians and Shi’a Muslims with a series of papers on “Mourning, Martyrdom and the Concept of Suffering” at the Islamic Centre London on 28th February 2004. Download the article.
This book is a delightful romp through a posse of the author’s reflections on the interaction of our human condition, and the consequences for our understanding of God. The chapters are very much bite sized reflections, which take you rapidly, though by no means lightly through a series of subjects ranging from the omnipotence of […]
Bishop Tom Wright of Durham in a recent article in the Guardian (October 18, 2003: That special relationship) helpfully compared the plight of the United Nations with that of the Anglican primates in the face of American unilateral actions. It would be unhelpful to stereotype those in leadership in America, and in ECUSA, as ugly […]
Headline Summary Bishops are leading the Church in a direction that is both orthodox and realistic Emphasis on the importance of Scripture is welcome: report takes the scholarly reading of Scripture seriously Affirms listening in a framework that is the fruit of earlier work Full Statement In the quagmire of current discussions on human sexuality, […]
God’s Richly Varied Wisdom: Joshua 1:1-9; Ephesians 3:1-13 ‘This was the grace God gave to me,’ wrote Paul: ‘to bring to the Gentiles the news of the boundless riches of Christ; and to make everyone see what is the plan of the mystery hidden for ages in God who created all things; so that through […]