Tag: Scripture

Cheesus Christ

In one of those bizarre moments of serendipity this morning I read Giles Fraser’s latest column for the Guardian’s Comment Macht Frei section right after I had just sorted out the Easter lily for my dead son to be part

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A Hundredfold

Sam Allberry, author of  the excellent Lifted and Connected is out. Homosexuality is an issue I have grappled with my entire Christian life. It took a long time to admit to myself, longer to admit to others, and even longer

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The Religious Politics of Same-Sex Marriage

Fascinating developments in the USA where, as North Carolina comes out and votes yes on Amendment One (banning the recognition not just of gay marriage but Civil Unions in the State), President Obama comes out and declares his support for

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Reasonable and Holy – A Review

Let me get one thing straight right at the start. I really wanted to like this book. I did, I truly did. I was looking forward to getting my hands on a book written from a liberal perspective on human

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Street Preaching is Not Illegal

Yes, we knew it already, but two cases ruled this week very clearly that police who arrest Christian preachers for quoting Scripture are themselves beaking the law. An autistic Christian street preacher who was handcuffed and arrested for speaking out

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Why is Consensual Incest Unholy?

In previous posts we’ve been exploring reasons why the Bible  prohibits incest. Working from a basis that the union of husband and wife is a signifier of the union of Christ and the Church, we’ve seen that there is a

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