Monthly Archives: May 2010

Follow Up on the Family Background / Lesbianism Study

As I mentioned below, I wanted to follow up the FRC research to see whether the research was statistically valid. Unfortunately the publicly available dataset does not include within it the same-sex activity data, so I decided to email Professor

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Complaining to the ASA about the Marie Stopes Advert

I know many of you were offended by the Marie Stopes advertisement on Channel 4 on Monday. Here’s a quick guide to how to complain to the ASA. 1. Go to the ASA Website – click here 2. Enter your

Posted in Abortion, Media, UK Politics Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Double Standards?

Methinks John Richardson makes a marvellous point. Some would regard the termination of the period of reception by the fiat of Synod as a job well done. Others, however, would regard it as a betrayal, not least of the talk,

Posted in Church of England, Ecclesiastical, Sexuality, Women Bishops Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to…

…well, watch the video and find out!

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Pentecost Battle of the Bishops

Just read these two interesting blog pieces. Firstly Bishop Alan Wilson Pentecost does raise in acute form the question of what we really believe Christianity is. It burst on the world as a process of incarnation, God bursting out of

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Lesbianism and Family Breakdown

A fascinating story on the controversial LifeSiteNews website. The Family Research Council (FRC) released a new analytic report Thursday indicating that women who did not grow up with their biological mother and father are much more likely to engage in homosexual

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Aber mit der Heimat
geht man immer herum,
durch die Welt,
dort und dort
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No one could describe
the Word of the Father;
but when He took flesh from you, O Theotokos,
He consented to be described, and restored the fallen image to its former beauty.
We confess and proclaim our salvation in word and image.
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