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  • They saw the God of Israel image

    They saw the God of Israel

    "Then Moses and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel went up, and they saw the God of Israel. There was under his feet as it were a pavement of... Read more
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    “Maybe Theology Is The Wrong Tool For This Particular...

    The job in question was figuring out what we believe about same-sex attraction (specifically in the context of the Church of England's controversial Living in Love and... Read more
  • Beyond Public Toilets, Prisons and Pronouns image

    Beyond Public Toilets, Prisons and Pronouns

    There is a veritable plethora of books about gender and sexuality out there at the moment - my bookcase will soon need some serious rearranging just to accommodate the... Read more
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    Together We Sing

    Last week's extension of the coronavirus lockdown regulations in England, and the restrictions in some parts of Scotland were a blow to those of us who are longing for... Read more
  • On Periods And Placentas And Other Theological Themes image

    On Periods And Placentas And Other Theological Themes

    Warning: The last couple of paragraphs of this post contain a slight spoiler for last week's episode of Call the Midwife (S10 E4). Oh, and the whole thing might gross... Read more
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    Look Around, Look Around.

    What a year. On this day in 2020 Boris Johnson told the British public 'You must stay at home'. And the world stopped.

    It's not often we know that we're living through...
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    Here’s To Ordinary Women

    We've just endured another International Women's Day. Or rather, International Powerful Women's Day. Read more
  • Spotting Our Cultural Bias image

    Spotting Our Cultural Bias

    The first five verses of Luke 13 provide one of those tiny insights into just how different 21st century Western culture is from that of Israel in the first century. Read more
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    My Strength and My Song

    “Behold, God is my salvation;
    I will trust, and will not be afraid;
    for the Lord God is my strength and my song,
    and he has become my salvation.”
    - Isaiah...
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    Fit for Purpose

    You probably can’t tell from reading this, but I’m quite short, and it used to really bother me. Read more