Thinking Anglicans

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Andrew Linzey has written for The Times about why Animals must not be scapegoats.
Also in that paper, Roderick Strange writes that Advent means no more hiding out in the hills and valleys.

Colin Slee writes in the Guardian about why banning Christmas is ignorant and counter-cultural, see Face to Faith.

Christopher Howse has his regular Sacred Mysteries column in the Telegraph. This week the title is Another kind of comfort.

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Cheryl Clough
17 years ago

I liked Strange’s article. There are many parts of the bible where God talks of levelling the path, or removing roadblocks. I love God’s promise in Isaiah 49:11 “I will turn all my mountains into roads, and my highways will be raised up.” Leviticus 19:14-15 is also excellent. A word search for “stumbling” brings up some excellent passages. Romans 9:32-33 is fun for those who know the joke. Then there is Paul’s writing Romans 14:13 “Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in your brother’s… Read more »

Martin Reynolds
17 years ago

Andrew Linzey’s piece in The Times is a good read.

Nice to find a theologian who is so much the master of his field that he can make one interested in something that is essentially quite uncomfortable to all carnivores. .

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