This piece was originally delivered at one of Westminster Abbey’s pre-Lambeth Conference ecclesiology seminars. A volume of these essays will be published in due course. ‘God’s Church for God’s World’ is the motto of the 2022 Lambeth Conference. How can we in the Anglican Communion be resourced and inspired to be the sort of Church … Continue Reading
An important collection of papers of the St Julian’s Community, Coolham (West Sussex), including material about the life of the founder, Florence Allshorn (1887-1950), is held in the Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide (CCCW) Archive. Work has been done on Florence Allshorn and the Community, the most comprehensive being by J.H. Oldham, Florence Allshorn and the … Continue Reading
Introduction 2021 is the Silver Jubilee of the official opening of the Cambridge Centre for Christianity Worldwide (CCCW) at Westminster College, Cambridge, which took place on January 22, 1996. The Centre was then known as the Henry Martyn Library for mission studies and world Christianity. These 25 years have seen extraordinary growth. The doyen of 20th-century scholars of Christian-Muslim … Continue Reading
A paper based on Jay Colwill’s transcript, delivered at the April 2020 “Beer and Theology” session; the first to be conducted online as a Zoom webinar during the Coronavirus lockdown. Introduction There is a proverb that says: ‘when the winds change direction, there are those who build walls and there are those who build windmills’. … Continue Reading
Following the sad news of the death of Bishop Simon Barrington-Ward on Holy Saturday 2020, formerly the Bishop of Coventry, we are pleased to publish a poem in memoriam, written by Sarah Cawdell. “Lord Jesus Christ” Berlin 1954 Post war community is found where trauma is faced, sin acknowledged, forgiveness found, poetry and friendship, love, … Continue Reading
A lecture by Tom Wright given at Central Presbyterian Church, Park Avenue on April 22 2018.
In this chapter from “Poverty in the Early Church and Today” which she edited with Steve Walton, Hannah Swithinbank looks at the concepts and rhetoric of deserving and undeserving poor and offers an alternative biblical perspective.
In her recent presentation at Beer and Theology, Hannah Swithinbank explores how Christianity and Christian discipleship intersect with international development and looks at ways that our own lifestyle choices – in relation to food, travel, home and “stuff” – connect with successful, sustainable development.
In honour of Michael Green, whose death was announced today, we republish this 2016 profile of him and ten lessons in evangelism learned from him.
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.