A further meeting of the Anabaptist Theology Forum (England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and some friends from mainland Europe) has been scheduled for Tuesday 3 December from 11am through to Wednesday 4 December at 2pm.
A further meeting of the Anabaptist Theology Forum (England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and some friends from mainland Europe) is being considered for December 2013, but we do not have a date or details at present.
The theology forum associated with the Anabaptist Network UK meets for 24 hours in Leamington Spa, from late morning through to lunch on 2/3 May 2012 - and there are a few places left for reflective practitioners and practical reflectors who might like to join us. We would prefer to have people for the whole period, but day guests can be accommodated in some circumstances.
For several years, Ekklesia has partnered with Metanoia Books (part of the work of the London Mennonite Centre) to provide a unique online mail order service for a range of titles concerned with justice and peace, Christian reflection and action in a troubled world, and Anabaptist studies.
Whether you find him inspiring or exasperating (and I sometimes find him both!), the work of US theologian Stanley Hauerwas provides a challenging alternative vision of church as subversive, exemplary community - rather than the cement or glue of society, as in the top-down Christendom model.
Many progressive Christians found themselves experiencing profoundly mixed feelings both about Pope Benedict’s visit and about the protests against it, says Simon Barrow. This is perhaps because neither imperial religion nor rejectionist forms of secularism are adequate to the task of remaking public life and public faith.