Monthly Archives: January 2013

Overstepping the Mark

Speaks for itself

Posted in Heresy, TEC

A Thing of Beauty

Most days at work I listen to the Austrian radio station Ö3 (the joys of having unlimited data on my phone). It’s one of the most successful radio stations in all of Europe, reaching approximately a third of all Austrians every

Posted in Austria, Christmas Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Posted in Lighter Things, Martyrs

Same-Sex Marriage and Clergy

Here’s the big unanswered question for the House of Bishops – will they permit clergy to enter same-sex marriages? As was pointed out in a comment on yesterday’s post, the new law seems to suggest that the Church of England can if

Posted in Church of England, Gender Neutral Marriage, Legal Stuff Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Church of England Response to Same-Sex Marriage Bill

In the name of the Bishop of Leicester, the House of Bishops has responded. I am grateful to the Secretary of State and her officials for the constructive way in which they have consulted with the Church on the issue

Posted in Church of England, Gender Neutral Marriage, UK News Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Yesterday’s Conversation

… is now online. Click play below to hear what Steve and I talked about. In retrospect I think I would have liked to have handled the slavery issue differently and I’ve also checked out Steve’s claim on the Cybele

Posted in Sexuality, Theology Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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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.
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