Aid agencies and the balance of power

Feb 14, 2018 by

Vinay Samuel and Chris Sugden Church of England Newspaper . February 16 2018 At the heart of the issue raised by Oxfam’s activities in Haiti in 2011 is the imbalance of power in any charitable engagement with powerless and poor people. Aid workers need far more oversight for the use of their...

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Legal Discrimination – is it fair?

Jan 31, 2018 by

Church of England Newspaper – February 2 . Conviction history remains one of the few, if not only area where employers can legally but not morally discriminate against applicants when recruiting. This has a negative impact on employment rates amongst ex-offenders and causes not only problems...

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Canon Colin Craston, Anglican evangelical leader, dies at 94

Jan 26, 2018 by

Former Chair of the Anglican Consultative Council, Canon Colin Craston, has died Posted on: January 26, 2018 12:52 PM Canon Colin Craston was admitted to the Order of William Temple by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, Rowan Williams and John Sentamu, and the Bishop of Manchester, Nigel...

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How ‘Imagining the Divine’ got it wrong

Jan 25, 2018 by

Church of England Newspaper January 25 Imagining the divine is an exhibition running from mid-October to mid February at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, the oldest museum in the world. It sets out “to explore the art of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism as religion spread across...

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Why we should not legalise assisted suicide

Jan 7, 2018 by

 by Chris Sugden, Christian Today: In a recent article ( Time to die? by Canon Rosie Harper) the case for a more ‘liberal’ approach to assisted suicide was based on the argument that individual choice and radical individual isolationism trump the reality of human existence as set in...

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No retreat from the public square

Dec 21, 2017 by

By Michael Nazir-Ali, Church of England Newspaper. I have worked for a number of years with persecuted Christians and those of other faiths, especially in the Middle East and South Asia.Sometimes I am asked about those who feel they are ‘persecuted’ nearer home, in the UK.At one level the...

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