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Professor Deirdre Good in conversation about ‘Jesus’ Family Values’ and their challenge for the churches’ current stance.
Both the Easter story and recent political dramas in the Middle East highlight deep questions about power, says Colin Morris. They show that the power of life is about persuasion.
Easter calls all people – including those in the churches – to recognize the suffering they cause, and to seek a change of heart and direction, says Dr Rowan Williams in his Good Friday message.
Many commentators, both religious and secular, assume that a narrow definition of family is readily mandated by the biblical texts. They're wrong.
New Testament scholar Deirdre Good explains why simplistic appeals to scripture distort its meaning, and why for the Gospel family is built on magnanimity not exclusion
A Scottish Christian group has contrived a novel way of asking whether the new Tory leader is for real.
Maggi Dawn's new piece in the Culture and Review section, Getting angry for justice, reminded me of another book.
Maggi Dawn reflects on actors caught up in the Gospel and the church caught up in acting