Category Archives: Living in Love and Faith

General Synod: feeling the weight of the Church of England

This is the established Church. Its weight is still crushing people. Continue reading

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Handing on the baton? Part 2

As we pass on the baton of LLF, it seems pretty clear who the losers are Continue reading

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Ghana, Anglicans and expediency:

Are LGBTQI+ Christians being sacrificed to keep the C of E pure enough for Lambeth?
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Handing on the baton? Part 1

Radical new Christian inclusion; but who are ‘we’? Continue reading

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Rewriting your history: thinking about the Winchester case

What does the ‘stepping back’ of the Bishop of Winchester tell us about history and about power?
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Conversion therapy: faith without fear

Unusually today, I was up in time to listen to some pre-7 a.m. radio, so I heard the very rushed interview the Today programme was running on conversion therapy. Anyone who still doesn’t know what this ‘therapy’ entails can read the stories … Continue reading

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Surviving Lockdown 3: a guest post

What’s it like living on your own at 86 in lockdown? Continue reading

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Deleted sex scenes from Living in Love and Faith (4)

Masturbation, of course, has a history – like everything else. Continue reading

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Deleted sex scenes from Living in Love and Faith (3)

Science isn’t neutral: it’s produced and read in particular social contexts Continue reading

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LLF and IICSA, revisited (updated 20 November 2020)

Back in October, I blogged for Via Media on the lack of connection between Living in Love and Faith (just published) and IICSA (published in October). I called for the Church of England to ‘connect the dots’: to recognise that the … Continue reading

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