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The 9 lives of Christianity

This is the talk I gave at St Brides, Liverpool last night, in the ‘What’s so special about religion?’ series. The title was ‘What’s so special about Christianity?’ My aim is to draw out how Christianity has meant different things … Continue reading

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Identity and truth

Belonging or believing: which determines the church’s character? For a few weeks earlier this year the UK tabloids were full of a story about footballers. The captain of a team had had sexual intercourse with the partner of a team … Continue reading

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From what we are supposed to believe: Good Lord, deliver us

I’ve just had my rear shock absorbers replaced. I’m told I should be able to get about more comfortably now. I don’t know anything about shock absorbers and don’t want to, so long as the car works. I trust the … Continue reading

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What do we expect of church leaders?

The Archbishop of Canterbury has on a number of occasions described his role in terms of articulating the faith of the church, thus representing what the church believes to the wider world. He thereby expresses a common feature of religious … Continue reading

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