In a little over two hours time it will be formally announced that Justin Welby, currently the Bishop of Durham, will become the new Archbishop of Canterbury, succeeding Rowan Williams as the next occupant of Lambeth Palace. Of course, we …

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There is a piece in the Sunday Times today (behind the pay-wall so no link) by Jonathan Wynne-Jones revealing that Justin Welby, the current Bishop of Durham, is the front-runner to replace Rowan Williams as Archbishop of Canterbury. The piece …

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Remember these? Now that Ruth Gledhill has published a list she says is the short-list for Lambeth Palace, let’s see if we can’t come up with some good campaign slogans for the following candidates. Candidates have been interviewed for the …

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Adrian Thatcher’s new book in SPCK’s “Modern Church” series, Making Sense of Sex is a masterpiece of liberal theology which relies upon dictating the basis of theological truth to derive its outcome of validating sexual relationships traditionally condemned by orthodox …

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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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