Tag: Sexual Behaviour

Review – Washed and Waiting

I don’t know what it is, but at the moment there are a number of books on human sexuality coming out that I so wish I had written. This autumn saw Mark Yarhouse’s “Homosexuality and the Christian” which helped to

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The Berkshire B&B

No doubt many of you have already seen this. A gay couple were turned away from a Berkshire guest house by the owner who said it was “against her convictions” for two men to share a bed. Michael Black and

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Is the Government Backing Down on the Equality Bill?

Simon Sarmiento at Thinking Anglicans has highlighted the fact that the Government has tabled in the Lords an amendment to the Equality Bill which would essentially cave into the position held by the Church of England that churches must be

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Christians and Caesar – Engaging with Issues of Equality

I’ve not blogged a lot on the Equality Bill currently going through the UK Parliament, mainly because I haven’t had much to say. There’s also very good coverage on Thinking Anglicans (and very poor opinion in the comments) which is

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Tom on Rowan

Tom Wright, the Bishop of Durham, has written a commentary on Rowan’s letter to the Communion (pretty much like the rest of the Anglican world has done in fact). The commentary is significant because Tom and Rowan are close and

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Clause 61 – The Bishops Wade In

The Observer is reporting that Church of England Bishops have begun a parliamentary campaign to oppose Clause 61 in the Coroners and Justice Bill, that would remove the Waddington amendment to the Criminal Justice Bill. Here’s the jist of the

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