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How should we relate to the homeless?

This coming Sunday many churches will be focusing on John the Baptist. As I began my sermon preparation an advertisement for Crisis at Christmas was being broadcast on the radio; and the free magazine of Liverpool City Council came through … Continue reading

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Work as a virtue

Hard work is not a virtue, I argued a few weeks ago in disagreement with recent statements by politicians. There is a very different error – almost the opposite error – which has a longer pedigree and also needs challenging. … Continue reading

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Respect and the homeless

On Wednesday Sam Wells gave the Archbishop Blanch lecture at Liverpool Hope University. Sam is Vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields on Trafalgar Square, London. He sees a lot of homeless people there. He described a variety of ways people respond to … Continue reading

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