I’ve been asked to become a regular reviewer of books for SPCK in 2013. This is therefore the first of a series of posts doing just that! In order to stay on focus for the blog I’m going to stick …

Review – Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther for Everyone Read more »

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A piece by Jerome Taylor in the Independent today makes one of the usual mistakes when discussing homosexuality and the Church, namely to think that if a person does one thing right that means that everything in their life must …

Happy, Clappy, Not very Savvy Read more »

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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 …

Travails at Wycliffe Hall Read more »

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Here’s a challenge. Imagine you had to present a biblical argument against monogamous, consensual incest yet in favour of monogamous, consensual same-sex relationships*. Could any of our liberal readers do it? If so, please have a go in the comments …

Incest in the Bible? Read more »

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Gosh no! Great piece from, of all places, a pagan forum. First of all, based on a more careful reading of the nativity stories, as found in the New Testament, it is very unlikely that the historical Jesus was born …

Is Christmas Just Pagan? Read more »

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