In a recent lecture given at the Royal Academy of Arts, reports Simon Barrow, the Archbishop of Canterbury explored aspects of how icons are examples of the way in which in which divine energy is present in material reality.
In a lecture at the Welsh Centre for International Affairs, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has argued that a change of heart as well as structural reform is needed to address the global economic crisis.
Job losses and house repossessions brought on by the financial crisis are an opportunity for people to think about where their treasure truly lies, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said in his New Year’s message.
On the eve of New Year 2009, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has said that violence can offer no solution to conflicts such as those in Israel-Palestine, and a just peace is the only basis for security.
Christmas is a good time to think again about our attitudes to children and about what happens to children in our societies, says Rowan Williams. Christians who recognise the infinite God in the vulnerability of a newborn baby have particular reason to do so.
Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has said that the first Christmas changed how everyone thinks about universal human dignity and points the way beyond theory to active love as the way forward.