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Like the Wideness of the Sea: Women Bishops and the Church of England (Paperback)

¬† This slight book is a personal reflection on the debate in the Church of England over the ordination of women to the priesthood, and more recently as bishops. It is bang up to date: it was finished in December … Continue reading

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A Question of Bishops

I spent most of Tuesday listening to the live audio feed and following the Twitterfall of the General Synod debate on the Ordination of Women to the Episcopate Measure. When the result of the vote was announced I was bitterly … Continue reading

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Christianity under attack?

There’s been a lot of talk over recent weeks about religion in general, and Christianity in particular being under attack. A number of events have contributed to this contention. There was the decision by the High Court¬†that it was not … Continue reading

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Does she take sugar?

Last week I visited an old friend. We were at teacher training college together as graduates and we both became Readers (Licensed Lay Ministers) in the same diocese, though she is quite a bit older than I am. Until about … Continue reading

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