Tag: Faithfulness

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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Stats Watch! Number 1

A new feature for this blog. In an irregular series we’re going to look at claims made about research in the area of sexuality that affects the debate in the Church and the wider society. Here’s our first candidate – Anglican

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Chiasm in Ruth

Just spotted this via Discerning Reader – Chiastic structure of Ruth. Stuff like this makes me go all tingly – the beauty of the text. A (1:1-5) Emptied: family/home/provision; lost husband and 2 sons; no future; this section contains 71

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The Body’s Grace

If you’ve never read it before, Rowan Williams’ essay “The Body’s Grace” is now available online here. It’s a good read, though remember that it’s now over 20 years old and Rowan has moved on in his thinking since then.

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Leaving and Cleaving

I’m genetically biased, but I (and Gayle) think this is the best exegesis of “cleaving” in Genesis 1 that I’ve ever read. Finally, whether we are young or old, men or women, we can all take great comfort in the

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