By Jeevan Vasagar, Guardian Education secretary will write a brief foreword in special edition marking 400th anniversary of its publication Michael Gove, the education secretary, is to send a 400th anniversary edition of the King James Bible to every school in England. Every state school in England is to receive a new copy of the […]

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frgavin on November 30th, 2011

Michael Kellahan November 30th, 2011 How do you progress as a preacher? Here are 9 quick tips… 1. Prepare more. Obvious, isn’t it – but does your diary reflect it? It takes a certain discipline to be reading now for next year’s preaching, or committing to less in a week in order to commit more […]

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frgavin on November 29th, 2011

November2011  From Christian Post Christians have been told they must find a framework for promoting their beliefs if they are to confront the challenge of aggressive secularisation and the erosion of Christian values across all spheres of life. Opening the Beyond Individualism conference on Friday, Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali said it was “amazing” that a Christian […]

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frgavin on November 29th, 2011

November  2011  by A S Haley Let me say at the outset that I began this blog in 2008 because I believed that there were things going on in my Church — the Episcopal Church (USA), of which I had been a faithful member from baptism — which required broader attention from those potentially most […]

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frgavin on November 27th, 2011

Michael Jensen November 2011 Have we forgotten how to give thanks? Thanksgiving is the potentially the most revolutionary thing you can do against the destructive greed of fundamentalist materialism and capitalism, because it recognises that the source of things is not the system, but the loving hand of God. Qu.116: Why is prayer necessary for […]

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CAPA homogeneity challenged by western money, personnel and communications By David W. Virtue There is a growing determination by the Archbishop of Canterbury, in consort with the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church of Canada, that they can divide the Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa (CAPA) bishops by exploiting poverty and the need […]

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frgavin on November 25th, 2011

by Christopher O. Tollefsen November 21, 2011 Moral absolutes are not “mere” restrictions on our actions. Nor should they be suspended even when upholding them might bring about grave consequences. They are essential for protecting human wellbeing. Moral absolutes, and the role of the so-called principle of double effect, play an essential role in the […]

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