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Spirit and matter

My last blog post Spirituality and religion: what’s the difference? generated a number of responses. This is a continuation of the dialogue with the philosopher Paul Doran who posted comments on my blog page. Paul is the founder of Philosophy … Continue reading

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Spirituality and religion: what’s the difference?

‘No religion’ is steadily becoming the norm in the British population, according to Professor Linda Woodhead’s sociological research . I have referred to this before but it continues to attract attention. Here I focus on whether the meanings of the … Continue reading

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Are you getting older? Does it bother you?

There is still hope for people like me. On Monday night James Woodward, Principal of Sarum College in Salisbury, came to St Brides Liverpool to tell us about his research on ageing.

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What would Meister Eckhart make of us today?

There was an excellent talk on Meister Eckhart at St Brides Liverpool this morning. The talk was given by Dr Duane Williams of Liverpool Hope University. We had time to ask questions, and after the service we carried on talking … Continue reading

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Christmas worship

So you go to church at Christmas, but not on a normal Sunday? Does that make you a second-rate Christian, or inoculate you against Christianity altogether? Or have you got it about right? This week’s Church Times carries an article … Continue reading

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Churches and death: can others do it better?

Here’s confirmation of one of the points Professor Linda Woodhead made in the talk she gave at St Brides Liverpool on Monday. The talk was entitled ‘What’s wrong with the Church of England? And can anything be done?’

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