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E-Subscriptions

We have decided to try out e-subscriptions to Perspectives. It is very expensive to send printed matter by post, and it hasn’t proved possible to print copies locally. We remain very grateful to Melissa Kay, who handles payments in the USA, and Elisabeth Heybrook, who does the same in New Zealand. We hope that some […]

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Editorial for December 2017 to February 2018

Thirteen point eight billion years after its birth, our Universe has awoken and become aware of itself. This thought from a recent book (Max Tegmark, Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, Penguin, 2017) echoes Hegel’s insight: the world-spirit bestows being on the universe, pours itself out in creation, and awakens to […]

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The Reformation

Editorial On 31st October, 1517, Martin Luther posted his 95 theses on the door of All Saints Church in Wittenberg, by which he opened the floodgates for the many new religious movements which came to be known as the Reformation. This transformed the theological, ecclesiastical and social landscape of Europe in the decades and centuries […]

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Christian Leadership

Editorial of the forthcoming issue of Perspectives, June-August 2016 Questions of leadership loom large in today’s world. As political tides ebb and flow, we can notice that the values that we find in the Bible and in the Act of Consecration have their roots somewhere other than the fashions of the time. In the Gospel […]

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I am the vine, you are the branches. (John 15:5)

What is the Christian Church? In the year of the commemoration of 400 years since the Reformation , this question has a special relevance, since the theology of the church gave rise to some of the most serious struggles of the Reformation. Is the church the assembly of those who are called, those who are […]

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Finding balance

Go, and sin no more! (John 8:11) How can walk through life without sin? Walking means losing balance, first to one side and then to the other. It is the same with morality — if we only wanted to do the right thing, we would never do anything. To take initiative means to fall into […]

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Issue on Learning from Life published

The September-November 2016 issue has been published and will be available online in December. You can see the contents here. Here’s the editorial: Editorial Learning means far more than simply acquiring skills or new behaviours. When we learn, we make meaning out of our experiences. This meaning has the paradoxical quality that it is unique […]

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Issue of March – May 2016 is now at the printers

Editorial The head of the established Church of England, Justin Welby, recently suggested that the British State should fix the date of Easter, which would become a Spring Holiday, in order to do away with the difficulties caused by its present, variable dating. Many Christians who read the Archbishop’s comments were scandalised. It speaks for […]

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Issue of June – August 2015 — Membership

Editorial We look at this Son and see the invisible God who cannot be seen. We look at this Son and see God’s original purpose in everything created. For everything, absolutely everything, above and below, visible and invisible, rank after rank after rank of angels—everything got started in him and finds its purpose in him. […]

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