Promoting positive investments

Promoting positive investments

The Good Money Week collective is encouraging everyone to take one step towards good money today. The organisation of responsible investment companies has suggested a number of actions, which include signing their 38Degrees petition to get an ethical champion on the new £20 note in 2020. They are also suggesting that you ask your employer […]

Faith and philosophy

Faith and philosophy

Approaching Philosophy of Religion Anthony C Thiselton SPCK, pb, £14.99   Doubt, Faith and Certainty Anthony C Thiselton Eerdmans, pb, £16.99   The Meaning of Belief Tim Crane Harvard, hb, £19.95   In 2007 Anthony Thiselton published an important work, The Hermeneutics of Doctrine, that contained a brief note by his wife to say he […]

Share a Meal and make this Harvest a special one

Share a Meal and make this Harvest a special one

How do you celebrate harvest? In times past, Harvest was a major festival celebrated in villages and towns across the country. HOPE wants to put harvest back at the centre of church and community life as a key part of the church calendar and the rhythm of mission. Harvest can be a celebration of all […]

A wedding with a difference

A wedding with a difference

On Saturday 23 September, the ancient church of Holy Trinity, Blythburgh, saw what must have been one of its most remarkable ceremonies as Hannah Young, daughter of The Church of England Newspaper Publisher, Keith Young, and herself aformer employee of the newspaper, wed impresario and founder of London’s glamorous The Last Tuesday Society Viktor Wynd […]

Faith and science examine the Fall

Faith and science examine the Fall

Evolution and the Fall William T Cavanaugh and James K Smith (ed) Eerdmans, pb.   Many people will be tempted to buy this volume by the names of the two editors, both outstanding theologians, one a Roman Catholic and the other a Pentecostal. They will not be disappointed. This is a first-rate collection of essays […]

Loving God’s world

Loving God’s world

By The Rt Revd Paul Bayes   Last week I saw this editorial from the Scientific American. [The New Science of Sex and Gender – Scientific Americanhttp://bit.ly/2ycwwIT]. It is not itself a piece of science, but I was moved on reading it to tweet this: “The real world is complex, and we find out more […]

You can. We can. Toucan.

You can. We can. Toucan.

A Chat With Mark and Christine Daniel When he picked her up for their first date Mark Daniel was in leathers and on his motorbike. All these years later when I met them, it was Christine who was wearing the leather jacket. They were here to talk about their new relationship app, Toucan. And there […]

A Chat With Stu G: God at the Bottom of Life

A Chat With Stu G: God at the Bottom of Life

We sometimes envy those with successful careers, but – as public figures from Tony Hancock to Caroline Aherne have shown us – inside their skin, they may be living in a far more fearful world than their public face reveals. Stu Garrard had lots going for him. Guitarist with trailblazing worship band Delirious?, he had […]

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