The recently released Living in Love and Faith (LLF) resources seek to set out “the Church’s inherited teaching on Christian living in love and faith, especially with regard to marriage and singleness, and of emergent views and the Christian reasoning behind them”. They, and the principle of listening to each other across the whole church … Continue Reading
This is an excerpt from an article by Oliver O’Donovan on livingchurch.org. The rest of the article can be read here. In the mid-twentieth century the Church of England used to attract admiration for its treatment of challenging contemporary moral issues. The form it used was the working-party Report: a small group of members with … Continue Reading
Note from the author: For over three years I’ve had the privilege of being a consultant on the Co-Ordinating Group of Living in Love and Faith (LLF) which released its work on 9th November. It’s been a fascinating, often challenging, but overall positive experience. I’ve been asked by Fulcrum to respond to some questions about … Continue Reading
This is the seventh of eight articles exploring the present state of Evangelical theology. The first, second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth can be found here, here, here, here, here, and here. Introduction And so we come to our last tribe in the Evangelical country: Pentecostal Revisionist Evangelicals (PRE). Like the Barthian Revisionists, PRE has journeyed out … Continue Reading
No one can have failed to notice the growth in inter-faith activity over recent years. Wherever there has been a terrorist outrage it is common to see a rabbi, a bishop and an imam together offering consolation and prayers. After the tragedy at Grenfell Tower members of the Jewish, Christian and Muslim faiths came together … Continue Reading
With the death of J. I. (‘Jim’) Packer, Anglican evangelicalism has lost one of its most significant theological voices, as well as a guiding figure of the National Evangelical Anglican Congress at the University of Keele in 1967, which many consider to have inaugurated a new phase in the history of evangelicalism within the Church … Continue Reading
In her talk at the Fulcrum 15th Anniversary Symposium, Rachel Marszalek draws on her own parish experience to reflect on good news in and through the local church.
Can the Church of England offer a service of prayer and dedication to civil partnered and legally married same-sex couples given its current doctrine?
Peter Webster, author of a book on Michael Ramsey, sets the current Anglican-Methodist proposal in historical context.
David Baker welcomes a new reflection from the Church of England Evangelical Council which is reproduced at the end of his article.