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Author Archives: Bosco Peters

What is a Cathedral?

What is a Cathedral?

NB. I WILL BE VERY RESTRICTING OF COMMENTS HERE (see below). In this brief video, I try and present the essence of a cathedral. This video of me is one of seven expert video presentations for the Christchurch diocesan synod as it considers what to do about the earthquake-damaged cathedral at the heart of Christchurch.… Continue Reading

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Martyn Percy – An Inclusive Church

Martyn Percy – An Inclusive Church

The Very Rev’d Professor Martyn Percy will speak on “What it means to be an inclusive Church” this Thursday (10 August 2017) at 7:30 pm at Christ’s College. All are very welcome. The 45th Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, and one of the world’s leading academics, is presenting for the Centre for Ethics and Spirituality… Continue Reading

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I Can’t Believe It’s Not Jesus!Gluten and Alcohol-Free Christ

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Jesus!

Gluten and Alcohol-Free Christ

Someone once said to me, “I have no problem believing that it’s Jesus, it’s believing that it’s bread that I find difficult!” Another time I heard someone explaining, “it’s not supposed to be bread, it’s just supposed to symbolise bread.” In the early church, Christians used the same baking techniques and same ovens for both… Continue Reading

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Anglican Growth and Decline

Anglican Growth and Decline

A lot of people online have been discussing the recent study Growth and Decline in the Anglican Communion: 1980 to the Present (Routledge Contemporary Ecclesiology). There have been discussions of Church of England dioceses. And the Facing of the Episcopal Church Decline. In some sense, then, this post is a contribution to that ongoing discussion,… Continue Reading

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Digital Theology MA

Digital Theology MA

Durham University is, in September, starting an MA in digital theology. The study will focus on two dimensions: (1) how Christians engage with the digital world; (2) theological reflections around the new(ish) digital reality. The first focus has had a lot of engagement here on this website: Church in a Facebook World Using Facebook as… Continue Reading

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