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Don't see the internet as merely dangerous to them,
urges Vicky Beeching. Engage with it, and
help them to use it responsibly
Despite, or maybe because of, the Church's cultural
irrelevance, Vicky Beeching
continues to sit in the pews
"THAT is totally untenable!" my friend yelled over the party
music. "You can't be a feminist and a Christian." She was a staunch
atheist, and spent the evening telling me, as many have done
before, that Christianity is unavoidably and embarrassingly
patriarchal. She urged me...
Press: IT IS one of those weeks when the
disparity between foreign and domestic news is more grotesque than
usual. In Iraq, all kinds of horrors continue unabated. In England,
Professor Richard Dawkins gets teased, and Vicky Beeching comes
“MY NEPHEW and nieces are incredulous when I explain to them that texting, Google, and online gaming didn’t feature in my childhood,” the musician and theologian Vicky Beeching says, as she muses on being a member of the last generation to experience society without the existence...
A “DR BEECHING-style” approach to closing churches would be a mistake, the Bishop of Worcester, Dr John Inge, said this week
Angela Tilby: It is easy for commentators to
gloat over the downfall of Chris Huhne and Vicky Pryce. But
there is a tragic dimension to what has happened, and we should
allow that tragedy to have its dignity.
TALK TO anyone fighting the closure of village schools, and the name that crops up without fail is that of Dr Beeching. Parents, teachers, and governors bitterly draw parallels with the short-term thinking that closed hundreds of railway branch-lines in the 1960s, both in the haste...
From Mr Robert Stovold
Sir, — I would refer you to a more detailed critique published by the National Secular Society (NSS), at http://bit.ly/gjgWYB, of the letter from Lucy Selman, the Revd Peter Speck, and Vicky Simms (18 March), and will confine myself here to the first charge...
From Lucy Selman, the Revd Peter Speck, and Vicky Simms
Sir, — On 28 February, the National Secular Society published a report on the funding of hospital chaplains in the NHS (Costing the heavens: Chaplaincy services in English NHS provider trusts 2009/10). We believe the report...
I START this diary while stuck on Leeds station. The recent torrents have washed away the line to Manchester, my destination. But on Platform 12¾, I discover an ancient train that scales the Pennines, high above the floods, stopping at every halt to get its breath...
Illusions of Grandeur: Rethinking success in the light of the story of Joseph Vicky Calver
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Becoming the Person God Wants You to Be Gabriel Alonso
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From Lucy Selman, the Revd Peter Speck, and Vicky Simms
Sir, — We thank Robert Stovold for his response (Letters, 8 April) to our letter of 18 March regarding the National Secular Society’s (NSS’s) report on chaplaincy. We welcome interest in the important area of spiritual care...
THOUSANDS are expected to descend on Cheltenham Racecourse today
for the start of the 40th annual Greenbelt Festival, which takes
place over the Bank Holiday weekend. Forecasts suggest that
revellers will be spared the torrential rain that tested the
organisers last year.
THE BBC's flagship worship programme, Songs of
Praise, is to drop its traditional format of a service
recorded usually in a cathedral, parish, or other church
CHOCOLATE and alcohol have traditionally been two of the main vices people give up for Lent. But new research suggests that more people are fasting from Twitter this year.
An analysis of about 300,000 tweets from 19-25 February, carried out by Stephen Smith, a blogger for Christianity...
Press: The Foley video, simply considered as an
act of propaganda, makes clear, as nothing else could, one of the
things that makes young men into Jihadis. It is the fantasy of
Virtual reality can show disrespect to those around,
says Paul Vallely
THE possibility that the women-bishops Measure could fall at the
final vote in November appeared substantial this week, after
members of the General Synod on both sides of the debate voiced
their opposition to it.
The organisers of the Newday youth festival wanted to widen its appeal. Madeleine Davies reports on their progress
From the Revd Dr Ian Paul; From Mr
Alan Bartley; From the Revd Richard
Tetlow; From Mr Norman
Ivison; From Mr A. Turner
QC; From Mr Ron Jeffries; From
Mr Hugh James; From the Revd Nicholas
Joanna Jepson was unhappy with her face, her Church, and God; so she decided to make some changes. She talks to Madeleine Davies
SPRING HARVEST 9-14 April; 14-19 April; 19-24 April Butlins, Minehead 9-14 April; 14-19 April Butlins, Skegness
Theme: “Route 66: Biblical direction for the road we travel” How many? About 30,000 people. What’s happening? Spring Harvest is both holiday and conference. Morning...
Broadcasting Any Questions from Greenbelt seemed fitting, as the
festival heads for its 40th birthday. The programme is 64, and
Jonathan Dimbleby is celebrating 25 years as its chairman.
Archbishop by Michele
Ring out the old: the tradition of swans' ringing a bell for
food at the Bishop's Palace in Wells is under threat, after the
resident male swan flew off and left his mate.
MORE than 50 under-30s took part in the Step Forward conference at Cranmer Hall, Durham, earlier this month, for young people considering ordination. They came from as far afield as Saltash in Cornwall and the Isle of Man.
They were addressed by the Bishop of Durham, Dr Tom Wright...
WHAT SENTIMENT most unites the clergy of the Church of England: a shared enthusiasm for the Thirty-Nine Articles? an attachment to the principle of Establishment? No: what really binds us together is a love of railways: most especially steam trains; ideally, chugging...
TWO APPRENTICES at Salisbury Cathedral have received a £600 grant, with which they have bought a laptop computer and a digital camera to document their coursework and to keep photographic records of their practical work. Andrew Kirby (left) is an apprentice mason almost halfway...
Celebration of success MOST of the time, I live a fairly quiet life. As a middle-aged team rector, I spend most of my days cheerfully running round in small circles with varying degrees of desperation, dealing with diocesan strategy, ministerial vision, management issues, away days,...