New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
Pastimes >

Out of the question: ‘Need not repent’

Write, if you have any answers to the questions listed at the end of this section, or would like to add to the answers below.

Your answers

An inscription on a tomb slab on the floor of St Andrew’s, Gussage, in Dorset reads: “Those who are in Christ need not repent.” Where does this come from, and what might it mean?

I suggest that it is a conflation of 2 Corinthians 5.17: “If anyone is in Christ, there is a new ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week

General Secretary

UK

Modern Church Deeper understanding of Christian faith Modern Church encourages open, respectful debate and discussion of matters relating to Christian faith. Originally a Church of England society, ...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

The runaway nun of the Reformation

The runaway nun of the Reformation

In a talk to be broadcast next week on Radio 3, Charlotte Woodford explores the life of Martin Luther’s wife, Katharina von Bora  Subscribe to read more

Top comment

Parliamentarians’ beliefs deserve a fair hearing

Nick Spencer examines why they are nervous of talking about faith  Read More

Sun 30 Apr 17 @ 20:24
Bombing Islamic State will not end Afghanistan war, says charity boss https://t.co/9VZkSMtuNV

Sun 30 Apr 17 @ 18:11
Bishop Davies: ‘We have to re-evangelise our life’ https://t.co/o5dYGaOj0H