Decisions about pews and reordering reveal the very purpose of a church, argues William Whyte
Bob Dylan deserves the Nobel Prize, argues Malcolm Guite
THERE were 14 on Tuesday. There might be “up to 300” by this time next week. The numbers of refugees allowed into Britain from Calais continue to underwhelm, given the size of the problem across Europe — a continent to which Britain still belongs, by the way
Ronald Blythe recalls cycle rides as a boy, splashing through puddles
IT WAS recently reported that an American technology company has created a virtual version of a dead person. This is a “chat bot”, based on thousands of text messages sent by the deceased before he died, and recreating his speech patterns to enable virtual conversations to continue between him and his bereaved friends
We have some significant stonework repairs to do on our village church, but we do not have much experience in applying to trusts. Can you help us to get going?
YOUR first task is to identify a few trusts that may help you with grants towards the work. The list on the Churchcare website (www.c...
Renewal and Reform: issues of vocations, training, and lay leadership; The C of E and the new GAFCON statement; House-for-duty terms; Ken Loach film highlights suffering in the UK; Anglican-Quaker relations: a lesson learnt, and one still to be learnt; The Battle of Hastings and the raising of the Holy House at Walsingham
Churches can take positive action to encourage vocations, says Liz Clutterbuck
Climate change is the main cause of the migrant crisis, and government policy is immoral, argues Michael Northcott
IT IS, perhaps, surprising that first US presidential race to involve a woman candidate has not been more about gender