Tag: Christian Belief

Review – Faith and the Creeds

I like Alister McGrath. There, I’ve said it. It’s not that he was Principal whilst I was at Wycliffe Hall a decade ago and it isn’t that he was my lecturer on Doctrine during that time, the course that I enjoyed the

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Procedural Nonsense in the Church of Ireland

Yesterday’s vote in the Church of Ireland’s General Synod on Motion 8 was withdrawn on a proceedural technicality, as reported in the Irish Times. A MOTION affirming traditional church teaching on marriage could not be taken at the Church of

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The Ante is Upped in the Church of Ireland

The Archbishop of Dublin and the Bishop of Down and Drowmore have put forward the following motion to be debated at the General Synod of the Church of Ireland this Thursday. 8 A: HUMAN SEXUALITY IN THE CONTEXT OF CHRISTIAN

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Equality and Religious Belief

A great summary of the state of play as the EHRC engages in a review of religious discrimination can be found over at the excellent Religion Law Blog. LILLIAN LADELLE and MORAL COMPLICITY 11) The Commission has said that it

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When Discrimination Isn’t (Discrimination)

You may have seen the Gary McFarlane case in the media yesterday. This report from CCFON sums up the story: Gary McFarlane, a relationship counsellor, won a claim for wrongful dismissal against Relate Avon. He was sacked because his Christian

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