Why do religious communities which for a long time strenuously resisted the new, the modern, the contemporary, now most successfully adapt their expressions and employ or even exploit the manifestations of 'the modern' which they once opposed? Martin E. Marty opens up an apparent conundrum.
A former Tory Cabinet Minister, who has been in jail himself, has challenged the Keswick Convention, a major UK evangelical rally, to get involved in the effort to transform the country's failing prison system.
Christians cannot make sense of their scriptures apart from a listening community, Dr Rowan Williams has said. In a lecture on biblical interpretation he argues that both dogmatic and dismissive approaches are flawed.
Amid confusion about who will play a role at the global Anglican Primates meeting in Tanzania this week ‚Ä' with reports that even the evangelical Dr John Sentamu is unacceptable to hardliners gathered around Nigerian Archbishop Peter Akinola ‚Ä' a UK-based broad church organization has declared ‚ÄúEnough is Enough‚Äù.