Theology

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Praying for Putin’s downfall, doom and destruction

There was a prayer for Ukraine in church on Sunday: "Lord, we pray for peace in Ukraine, and that Putin would see sense." That was it. There was no mention of the atrocities, the barbarism, the bloodshed, or the seismic…
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Covid: God’s judgement upon Brexit?

"We have sown the Brexit wind, and now reap the Covid whirlwind", tweeted John Milbank ("Theologian, philosopher, poet, political theorist"). "Past generations would have seen divine judgement manifest here", he…
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The virtuous essence of Anglicanism

"An excellent time in Jordan with the Primates (senior Archbishops) of the worldwide Anglican Communion", tweeted the Archbishop of Canterbury. "A privilege to talk, worship, pray and share. We come…
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Do we need a new public theology?

"There's such a need for good public theology," tweeted Fr Gregory Platten, Vicar of All Saints Church, London, N20. "Increasingly struck by how much theology is written for theologians alone:…

Does God still raise up prophets?

  Prophecy is the most frequently-mentioned charism in the whole Pauline corpus: the role of the prophets is preeminent (eg 1Thess 5:20; 1Cor 11:4f; Rom 12:6; Eph 2:20; 1Tim 1:18).…