Tag: Orthodoxy

Rowan’s Hegelian Triumph

As I’ve been reading Benjamin Myer’s Christ the Stranger: The Theology of Rowan Williams this week, I’ve started to wonder whether the Archbishop’s strategy of Hegelian struggle between thesis and antithesis, much bemoaned by conservatives and liberals alike, may actually

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Richard Coles in the Church Times

A fascinating interview in the Church Times this weekend with the ex-Communard, now parish piest, the Rev Richard Coles. Here’s the excerpts that I found the most powerful and intriguing. Wasn’t his sexuality an issue? “I think sexuality is always

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Theology Matters

This blog is an exercise in the fundamentals of orthodoxy. That’s ‘cos I agree completely with stuff like this. H/T Aaron

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Now Ekklesia attack Christian Marriage

You all know Ekklesia don’t you? The so called “Christian Think Tank” which is simply a front for Jonathan Bartley’s liberal musings. One Bishop once told me that a general guide to orthodoxy is “whatever Ekklesia opposes”. And today’s news

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Christmas Carols

Sang my first Christmas Carols this year at the Tuesday Lunches Christmas Meal, the last ever outing of our lunch club that has been going for over two decades. Although our first offering completely failed the Nick Baines orthodoxy test,

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A Tight Balancing Act

There’s a very interesting dialogue (I use the term “dialogue” in its loosest form) going on at the moment between Fulcrum and Stand Firm on the subject of the Evangelical Church’s expression of its doctrine of marriage in the wider

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