Saturday, 10 March 2012


Giles Fraser writes in the Church Times writes Beyond two dimensions: fail better.

Nick Baines has preached a sermon about The Spread of Truth.

Alicia Jo Rabins writes in The Huffington Post about Esther, Vashti And Other Badass Women In The Bible.

Also in The Huffington Post Matthew L Skinner asks John 2:13-22: Where Can God Be Found?

Posted by Peter Owen on Saturday, 10 March 2012 at 11:00am GMT | TrackBack
You can make a Permalink to this if you like
Categorised as: Opinion

Very moved by Giles Fraser's piece - so familiar. And it is endless harder, it seems. But then courage comes to seem one of the chief of the virtues, the one which enables the others. I hope he knows that his sacrifice has enabled others of us to hold our heads high with our friends.

Posted by: Rosemary Hannah on Saturday, 10 March 2012 at 1:02pm GMT

I, too, found Giles Fraser's offering quite affecting. In our city of Christchurch, New Zealand, in the aftermath of Quakes and After-shocks, the Cathedral has been de-consecrated.

This has led to emotional conflict in the local community - between those who feel the original plan of the Cathedral should be replicated in a new or heavily-renovated copy of the original; and those who (like me) feel that, in view of the destruction that has occurred, a newer, more contemporary building should be planned for the future.

I feel, like Fr. Giles, that there is a need to move on from our loss - looking for a radically different building - to reflect a resurrection
paradigm, more fitting than a mere memorial of what has been.

Perhaps this ought to be a possibility for the future of our Anglican Communion - based on a radical openness to renewal and enlightenment in our dynamic and evolving society and world.

Posted by: Father Ron Smith on Sunday, 11 March 2012 at 10:29am GMT
Post a comment

Remember personal info?

Please note that comments are limited to 400 words. Comments that are longer than 400 words will not be approved.

Cookies are used to remember your personal information between visits to the site. This information is stored on your computer and used to refill the text boxes on your next visit. Any cookie is deleted if you select 'No'. By ticking 'Yes' you agree to this use of a cookie by this site. No third-party cookies are used, and cookies are not used for analytical, advertising, or other purposes.