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Faith

Readings: Third Sunday of Lent

Readings: Third Sunday of Lent

THE cleansing of the Temple is unusual in that it is recorded in all four Gospels

Food in the digital era of ‘I eat; therefore I am’

Food in the digital era of ‘I eat; therefore I am’

Sharing a meal means something entirely new in the context of the smartphone and internet, writes Rachel Mann

Readings: Second Sunday of Lent

Readings: Second Sunday of Lent

THREE covenants feature in the Old Testament readings set for the first three Sundays of Lent. Last week it was Noah's turn, this Sunday focuses on Abraham, and next week will bring Moses

Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness

Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness

Continuing our Lent series on food and faith, Yvette Alt Miller outlines the theology that underpins kosher cuisine

Readings: First Sunday of Lent

Readings: First Sunday of Lent

Anyone who has ever seen a rainbow knows the spontaneous joy and sense of arrested time which a glorious and fleeting display of coloured light can bring. Wordsworth celebrates this, but goes further, pointing out that the most immediate and powerfully felt events are connected to our development as human beings. Many of our important adult perceptions are tutored by the experience of wonder in childhood.

The proof of the pudding: we are what we eat

The proof of the pudding: we are what we eat

In the first of a series for Lent on food and faith, Ted Harrison considers the spiritual implications of consumption

Readings: Sunday next before Lent

IF YOU were to choose a reading to get you through Lent - a reading full of hope and promise, and yet not denying the reality of the Passion and crucifixion - then the story of the transfiguration would surely be a very strong contender

‘Make thy servant to rejoice in thy strength’

‘Make thy servant to rejoice in thy strength’

On the 63rd anniversary of the Queen's Accession, as every day, we should pray for her, writes Ben Stephens

Readings: 2nd Sunday before Lent

Readings: 2nd Sunday before Lent

THIS Sunday's readings invite us to attend to image: God's image; human beings made in God's image; and that image perfected in Jesus

A man for all seasons, but no plaster saint

A man for all seasons, but no plaster saint

Jane Christmas recalls the moment she discovered Thomas Merton, whose centenary falls this week

Readings: Presentation of Christ in the Temple

THE Feast of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple is also known by other names - the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and Candlemas

Mon 2 Mar 15 @ 10:43
"My apprehensions were not realised" A @changingatt blog on a day with the Church of England Evangelical Council http://t.co/Hx7JOaWz4F

Sat 28 Feb 15 @ 14:33
RT @MadsDaviesDr Nersessian: what is happening today is not on the scale of 1915 but it is a genocide #ArmenianGenocide