Thinking Anglicans

Opinion – 3 September 2023

Theo Hobson The Spectator The time is ripe for a liberal revival of the Church of England

Giles Fraser UnHerd Has the Church stopped working?

Kelvin Holdsworth What’s in Kelvin’s Head The Friends of St Eucalyptus


Opinion – 26 August 2023

Paul Roberts Inclusive Evangelicals Can you be Evangelical and not agree with the CEEC?

Mark Michael The Living Church When Rights Conflict: Sex Abuse Reporting & the Confessional


Opinion – 19 August 2023

Helen King sharedconversations The autumn of Living in Love and Faith

Karen O’Donnell ViaMedia.News Bodies at Prayer

David Newman Inclusive Evangelicals Evangelical unity and diversity

David Runcorn Inclusive Evangelicals How contraception has changed marriage


Opinion – 9 August 2023

Anon ViaMedia.News WWBD? What Would Barbie Do?

Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Debate and Non-Communication within the Church of England

Jason Loch A Venerable Puzzle When Is Advice Not Advice?

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Opinion – 5 August 2023

Helen King ViaMedia.News Missing, Between Synods

Theo Hobson ViaMedia.News Holy Discomfort: Time to Restore the Unity of the Church?


Opinion – 29 July 2023

Martine Oborne ViaMedia.News Equality, ‘headship’ and authority: drawing the line in schools and churches

Stephen Parsons Surviviing Church An Open Letter to Professor Alexis Jay as she begins work to produce a Future Safeguarding Programme for the Church of England


Opinion – 26 July 2023

Will Timmins Bible By Day Abuse NDAs and the Church: Making a Covenant with Death

Religion Media Centre Briefing: Is the Church of England ungovernable?

Kirk Smith The Living Church A Bishop Goes to Seminary
“How Working in Four Episcopal Seminaries Changed My Understanding of Theological Education”

David Runcorn Inclusive Evangelicals General Synod, LLF and the mind of the church


Opinion – 22 July 2023

Jonathan Clatworthy The point of it all Early Christian marriage

Caroline Newman Surviving Church Is anyone safe in the Church of England?

Mark Bennet ViaMedia.News Learning Lessons? Leading a Church Where Abuse Has Happened

Lorraine Cavanagh Christian Faith in the here and now


Opinion – 19 July 2023

Theo Hobson The Spectator The Church of England is on the brink of a crisis

Morwenna Ludlow ViaMedia.News Giving Up Sex? What Macrina Tells Us About Choosing Celibacy


Opinion – 15 July 2023

Helen Hall and Javier Garcia Oliva ViaMedia.News Marriage Law in England and Wales – Some Reflections

Colin Coward Unadulterated Love Jayne Ozanne and Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin speak passion and truth

Rosie Dawson The Living Church A ‘Culture of Mistrust’ at General Synod


Opinion – 8 July 2023

HH Peter Collier KC Law & Religion UK Marriage and/or Holy Matrimony

Judith Maltby ViaMedia.News Equality, Parliament, and the Established Church: Some Recent Close Encounters

Iain McLean ViaMedia.News Can Parliament Permit Church of England Clergy to Marry Same-Sex Couples? Should it?


Opinion – 5 July 2023

David Bagnall ViaMedia.News Let’s Disagree to Agree: Rwanda and Homosexuality

Colin Coward Unadulterated Love How to be a Christian re-imaginer in an era of crisis


Opinion – 1 July 2023

Tim Chesterton Inclusive Evangelicals From Rejection to Affirmation: My Personal Journey

Archdruid Eileen The Beaker Folk of Husborne Crawley “A Recipe for Red Tape” – the New Church of England Dioceses


Opinion – 28 June 2023

Martine Oborne ViaMedia.News Thirty Years of Women Priests in the Church of England and Still Two Thirds of Paid Posts Are Held by Men

Mike Higton kai euthus Disagreement, Conscience, and Harm

Charlie Bell ViaMedia.News Trust and Transparency – it’s Time for Change


Opinion – 24 June 2023

Archdruid Eileen The Beaker Folk of Husborne Crawley Revised Church of England Ministerial Training Curriculum

Fergus Butler-Gallie New Statesman Why vicars are revolting
“Front-line clergy are turning against an increasingly managerial Church of England.”

Huw Spanner Church Times Clergy retirement: Insights into the Church’s silver service
“There are dioceses in which retired priests preside at as many as half the eucharists celebrated. Huw Spanner hears about being relied on”


Opinion – 17 June 2023

Richard Tuset Anglo Catholicism: Historical re-enactment society or a potent force for contemporary evangelism

Sam Maginnis Church Times Clergy need a stipend that alleviates hardship
“Rising inflation has left many clerics struggling to cover household bills and other essentials”


Opinion – 14 June 2023

Erin K Wilson Religion and Global Society The changing nature of religion in today’s world

Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Team Ministries and Minster Communities in the Church of England.

Charlie Bell ViaMedia.News Playing the Victim


Opinion – 7 June 2023

Christopher Marshall Walking together with differences

Gilo Surviving Church Missing in Action?

Meg Munn Chair of the National Safeguarding Panel Consultation on National Standards

Mike Higton kai euthus Power in the Church of England

Craig D’Alton Humane Catholic Church for Introverts?

Paul Avis The Living Church The Role of Bishops in the Governance of the Church


Opinion – 27 May 2023

Ian Paul Psephizo The Church of England’s financial imbalance

Sophie Grace Chappell ViaMedia.News Two-Edged Scripture: Taking the Bible Seriously


Opinion – 24 May 2023

David Runcorn Beginning now – praying in uncertainty and perplexity

Steven Shakespeare Mary: Woman of the Apocalypse

Rachel Muers ViaMedia.News Conscientious Objection
Questions of Conscience (5)

Meg Munn Chair of the National Safeguarding Panel Survivor Engagement