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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
In the northern hemisphere, the early months lead us into spring, when we experience new life in the natural world. At Michaelmas we enter autumn, the dying time of the year. There is another stream of experience which runs counter to the natural one, which we can experience at the altars of The Christian Community. […]
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We now have an online archive of all issues going back to 2003, which you can see here. You can download any issues that you want to read. Instead of setting up a shopping cart system, we have decided to operate an honesty box — we suggest that you donate £1 for every issue that […]
The latest issue came out a few weeks ago, in time for Easter. This year, we chose ‘Old Age’ as our theme, in contrast to the new life of Spring. The issue has been mailed out. If you subscribe now, you can receive a print copy (see button on right). Some of the contents are listed […]
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