Doing Anglican Theology

The crises that Anglicanism faces today can usually be traced to the different ways in which different sides approach the task of doing theology. The questions which arise are not new: how do we interpret Scripture? what authority do we give to Scripture? how much respect do we pay to the way in which Scripture … Continue Reading

Fulcrum Review of Jeffrey Archer’s novel about Judas

The Gospel According to Judas By Benjamin Iscariot Recounted by Jeffrey Archer With the assistance of Prof Francis Moloney (London: Macmillan, 2007) A Fulcrum review by Dr Justin Thacker, Evangelical Alliance Head of Theology This really is a fascinating piece of work. The Gospel According to Judas, written by Jeffrey Archer in association with a … Continue Reading

The Cross and The Caricatures

a response to Robert Jenson, Jeffrey John, and a new volume entitled Pierced for Our Transgressions Eastertide, 2007 by the Bishop of Durham, Dr N. T. Wright Introduction About ten days before Easter, the question of the cross suddenly impinged on me from two different directions. Late one night, I read an article on the … Continue Reading

Jesus is King: Reflections for Holy Week and Easter Week

by Stephen Kuhrt The diminishing importance of monarchy in our world has made “king” a less than obvious model with which to understand the significance of Jesus. The persistence of its use, however, within both older hymns and modern songs, reflects its prominence within the biblical material. ‘Jesus as king’ not only operates on an … Continue Reading

Doubts about Doubt: Honest to God Forty Years On

Doubts about Doubt: Honest to God Forty Years On* By the Bishop of Durham, Dr Tom Wright (Originally published in Journal of Anglican Studies, 2005, 3(2), pp181-96. Original pagination is retained in bold italicized numbers. Reproduced by permission of the author and the journal.) The notes in the text are hyperlinked into the end notes; … Continue Reading

The Coming of the Son of Man – Fulcrum review by James Mercer

New Testament Eschatology for the Emerging Church Andrew Perriman Paternoster Press, 2005, price £17.99 ISBN 1-84227-299-3 A Fulcrum review by James Mercer This is a fascinating book that repays serious study. It is certainly no casual bed-time read. Andrew Perriman’s argument is based on a close study of scriptural texts and other ancient sources. … Continue Reading

The Holy Spirit in the World

Fulcrum Conference Islington Inciting Insight: The Holy Spirit Friday 29th April 2005 The Holy Spirit in the World Jane Williams Visiting Lecturer in Theology, King’s College, London Karl Rahner said: ‘I really only want to tell the reader something very simple. Human persons in every age, always and everywhere, whether they realise it and reflect … Continue Reading