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Never too old for Jesus

Julia McGuinness looks at churchand mission forthe over-55s

TODAY’S ageing population faces an experience of growing old unlike thatof any previous generation, believes Ann Morisy, a community theologian and education worker at PSALM (Project for Seniors and Lifelong Ministry), based at St Pan­cras Church, London.

Increased longevity, continuing prowess and better health, coupled with a shift to smaller family units, mean that this older generation is pioneering “a new map of life”, she says.

At present, ...

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In her new book, Karen Armstrong argues that violence comes from a deep-seated 'warrior ethos' rather than from religion. She talks to Cole Moreton  Subscribe to read more

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