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God and the Gay Christian

God and the Gay Christian

God and the Gay Christian

God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships By Matthew Vines. Hardcover, 224 pages; Publisher: Convergent Books (April 22, 2014) I am not encouraging debating here for and against Matthew Vines’ and similar works – there are plenty of websites and places that energetically debate this, and if that isContinue Reading

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Greek New Testament – Readers Edition

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Richard Giles

Richard Giles

I was delighted to hear The Very Rev. Richard Giles (left, image above) preach, and generously be invited to have lunch with him. Several of his books are on my shelves: Re-Pitching the Tent: Re-Ordering the Church Building for Worship and Mission is the one I would recommend most. It is about how to re-orderContinue Reading

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The Lost World of Genesis One

The Lost World of Genesis One

The Lost World of Genesis One

The Lost World of Genesis One: Ancient Cosmology and the Origins Debateby John H. Walton IVP Academic (2009) 192 pages. I find it exhilarating when someone picks up an idea and rotates it so that, by looking at it from a quite different direction, I see it with a new freshness. John Walton, professor ofContinue Reading

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Strike the Cloud

Rev. Graeme Watson

Strike the Cloud – Understanding and practising the teaching of The Cloud of Unknowingby Graeme Watson (SPCK) 2011; 82 Pages. I was thrilled to be able to meet the author of this book, Rev. Graeme Watson, at church on Sunday, and to spend time with him last night (photo above). Fellow blogger, Fr Ron Smith,Continue Reading

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Celebrating the Eucharist

Celebrating the Eucharist: A Practical Ceremonial Guide for Clergy and Other Liturgical Ministers by Patrick Malloy [218 pages]. Buy this book. I have no real idea why it has taken six years for me to discover this exists. Then I check – it is not in our local Theology House library; it is not inContinue Reading

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Igniting the Holy daily

Fire Starters: Igniting the Holy in the Weekday Homily Richard J. Sklba Liturgical Press (June 17, 2013) 624 pages The Daily Mass readings (Daily Eucharistic Lectionary) must, by far, be the most-read part of the Bible day by day. When I, today, carry round with me the thought that the Spirit helps us in ourContinue Reading

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