In dialogue with Martyn Percy, Ian Paul addresses a key underlying issue in contemporary debates about Anglicanism and about sexuality.
“Christians engaged in controversy have often dipped their pens in vitriol. To disagree graciously would be a major step forward”
“These contributions….clarify that good disagreement does not mean compromising on deeply held convictions, nor entering a neutral space where all opinions are relativized to be of equal value”.
The book is tough reading, it should have a warning sticker declaring “this book should change your life”….As the church begins to wake up to some forms of violence against women, with a majority focus on trafficking, Elaine’s book brings together lots of strands that have remained (for the most part) disconnected from each other.
As the Paris Climate Change Conference meets, Graham Kings explores climate justice by relating three of the marks of mission to the insights of African Anglican theologians.
An extract from Oliver O’Donovan’s latest book, “Finding and Seeking: Ethics as Theology, Volume 2”.
It is vital that we recognise that this action and the justifications of it announced on Monday raise important moral and legal questions. If not critically assessed, they set potentially very serious precedents which we need to consider carefully
It is striking that in all his letters, Paul modifies the tradition greeting from ‘grace’ to ‘grace and peace.’
The most important affirmation in Scripture about Mammon is the claim that ‘The earth is the Lord’s and everything in it’ (Ps 24.1). Ultimately, no individual owns anything, but has it on trust from God.
I recently came across this joke about the nuclear deterrence debate: “it’s like a prehistoric bug trapped in amber: it had obviously been alive once, but it hadn’t moved in millions of years”. This characterisation was offered in 1987 (by Philip Bobbitt in Democracy and Deterrence). Nearly thirty years later, little appears to have changed. … Continue Reading