Monthly Archives: June 2012


As I get back into the flow of working (a bit) for a church here in Canterbury (SMB as it happens), I’ve started preaching again. Here’s an offering from the start of the month. [audio:] Apparently I was paid the

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Making Sense of Making Sense of Sex

Adrian Thatcher’s new book in SPCK’s “Modern Church” series, Making Sense of Sex is a masterpiece of liberal theology which relies upon dictating the basis of theological truth to derive its outcome of validating sexual relationships traditionally condemned by orthodox

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The Regenerus “Gay Parenting” Study

I’m starting to get into the habit of leaving big blogging subjects alone for a week or so, partly so I can reflect on what I want to write and partly just because I don’t have the time these days

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This Week’s Music

With a new phone with unlimited data, I’ve taken to listening to Austrian radio whilst working, specifically Ö3. It helps me keep my (Austrian) German fresh and also lets me listen to music that one wouldn’t hear over here. So without

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Travails at Wycliffe Hall

Those who follow my video reports on Anglican TV will know that I have reported on the removal of Richard Turnbull as Principal over the past few weeks. I thought it would be useful to lay out for those who

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The CofE’s Official Response to Gay Marriage

It’s out and it’s brilliant. [gview file=”” height=”600″ width=”700″ save=”1″] Lots of media reports this morning. Independent - Gay marriage is one of worst threats in 500 years, says Church of England Telegraph – Gay marriage raises prospect of disestablishment Guardian –

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Two Final Things

Aber mit der Heimat
geht man immer herum,
durch die Welt,
dort und dort
Peter Handke

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.
Kontakion of the Triumph of Orthodoxy