Christ’s resurrection is no legend. It was breaking news 2000 years ago

Apr 5, 2016 by

by Julian Mann, The Conservative Woman: The word legend does get applied to some strange people these days – guitar legend Slash, footballing legend (fill in blank), chef legend (one of them). Most people would accept that Jesus existed in Palestine 2000 years ago in the days of the Roman Empire....

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Should we fix the date of Easter?

Mar 30, 2016 by

by Ian Paul, Psephizo: I don’t really know Nick Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury (he was appointed after I left the diocese), but he appears to have a deep capacity for irony. Apparently he believes that fixing the date of Easter is going to be more complicated than agreeing on the status of same-sex...

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Bishop leads backlash against fixed date for Easter

Mar 27, 2016 by

by John Bingham, Telegraph: Arguments over Easter date could make rows over same-sex marriage look easy, warns Bishop of Salisbury. A prominent Church of England bishop has spoken out against plans by the world’s main Christian denominations to fix the date of Easter to the same Sunday every year....

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The surprise of the resurrection

Mar 27, 2016 by

by Ian Paul, Psephizo: Think back to the last time that someone surprised you. What does surprise do to you? Some people love surprises; others like surprises as long as they know exactly what the surprise will be! Our common experience is that surprise is highly disorienting; we don’t know where...

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We Britons must rediscover our stiff upper lip

Mar 27, 2016 by

By George Carey, Sunday Telegraph: In the wake of the terror attacks on Belgium, we would do well to remember the hopeful message of Easter Sunday. Do not be afraid!” were the opening words of Jesus on the first Easter Sunday. The disciples were totally dumbfounded when they saw the risen Christ....

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“He is risen!” Easter Reflections

Mar 27, 2016 by

Easter reflections: Short films reflecting on Psalm 22, Easter and prayer, from the Church of England Just Pray project See what a morning (Keith and Christine Getty) The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Easter Sermon The resurrection of Jesus Christ and the reality of the Gospel, by Albert Mohler...

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