Electronic communications for today’s Church; Thomas the Tank Engine gravestone ruling; Being ‘realistic’ about dependence on fossil fuels; Local credit unions need local ethical investors; Physical resurrection; Big plans? Then get in touch with the DAC early; Parsonages and the invisibility of the clergy
Storey case in London; and services for the abused; Commended ‘robust approach’ to fossil fuels is unrealistic about demand; Infrastructure projects: compare like with like; Credit union’s achievements in first year; Interfaith blindspot of theological futurologists
Change, not decay: the support of parishes through interim ministry; Tax avoidance and the authorities’ successes; Housing: issues that Christian comment needs to take into account; Times to wear, and not wear, the clerical collar; These that have turned the world upside down;
Schools as academies: yea or nay?
From the Revd Dr John A. Williams
Sir, — I was taken aback by the abrupt change of gear three-quarters of the way through Colin Hopkins’s article on the Government’s White Paper Educational Excellence Everywhere (Comment, 1 April).
Up to this poin...
From the Revd Richard J. Adams; From the Rt Revd Lord Harries of Pentregarth; From the Revd Paul Nicolson; From Professor Linda Woodhead; From Mr Jonathan Luxmoore; From the Revd Geoffrey Squire SSC
No need for grand declarations in Synod; Unfashionable writer whose novels are infused with the things of God; Artefacts reveal Roman’s thirst for the divine; Misleading implications in press comments on cases of abuse by churchmen; Such good eggs; Wanted: perfect priest for perfect parish; Conscription, conscientious objection, and armchairs for the top brass; The downside of choice; Where is the freedom to speak one’s mind?
Migrants: racism is there, beneath the surface; ‘Theology Now’: long-ago women mystics; and present appreciation; Those accused of abuse may be victims, too; A broader view from the far north; Warm memories of a sharp-witted old-school bishop; Charities exist to lobby for the disadvantaged; Columba Declaration showed ‘no sense of love and partnership’ with SEC
Theology Now: further responses as our series of supplements continues; Disband Communion; Support for ministry on northern housing estates; Perspectives on the European Union referendum
Ministry to ‘overlooked’ places and people; Theology Now: a desire to hear other voices; Support for Persian Christians in Britain; Closure of Bede’s World lamented; Palestinian almonds: a confusing narrative
New funding system penalises growing diocese; Marrakesh Declaration a momentous outcome; Responses to Theology Now series: Creation, and glossary definitions; TAP Fund: the ordinands speak for themselves; False impression circulates of Cuban meeting; Dominance of ‘Evangelicals’ in today’s C of E: but what does it mean?
Ministerial training and what the clergy are for; Theology Now: first reactions to this new series; Government policy on charities’ lobbying; Troubled by ‘barbaric’ Ash Wednesday rite; Place of teaching in higher education; Henson on ‘Nudists’