Whither ecumenism?

May 31, 2022 by

by Martin Davie: For sixteen years I was involved in the ecumenical work of the Church of England, first as a member of what was then the Church of England’s Faith and Order Advisory Group, and subsequently as the Theological Secretary of...

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Why we need religious conflict

Oct 22, 2021 by

by Giles Fraser, UnHerd: The murder of David Amess suggests difficult conversations must be had. When Rod Liddle was the editor of the Today programme he had the bright idea of encouraging much more religiously conservative voices onto...

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Learning from J I Packer about principles for Christian unity

Jan 25, 2021 by

by Martin Davie: As this is the last day of this year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, I thought it would be appropriate to highlight three quotations from chapter 3 of  J I Packer’s book Taking God Seriously [1] which are...

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Top Muslim Torpedoes Interfaith Dialogue

Sep 28, 2020 by

by Jules Gomes, Church Militant: Italy’s top Muslim leader, whose organization supports Pope Francis’ pact with Islam, is causing acute embarrassment to Catholic apologists of interfaith dialogue after he insulted Jews and...

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CTE block appointment of fourth president because the nominee is in a same-sex marriage

Nov 23, 2019 by

by Hattie Williams, Church Times: ‘Empty-chair’ to replace Quaker candidate Hannah Brock Womack. THE appointment of a new President of Churches Together in England (CTE) has been blocked because the nominee is in a same-sex marriage....

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The Church of England and the Methodist Church

Feb 9, 2018 by

by Frank Cranmer, Law and Religion UK: The Church of England General Synod has voted in favour of a motion welcoming the joint report, Mission and Ministry in Covenant, co-written by the two Churches’ faith and order bodies and published...

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