All Things Lawful and Honest
“All Things Lawful and Honest” seeks to make informed, reasoned, and theological comment on the present state of the Church of England as we navigate a way through the Covid 19 crisis and beyond.
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Truth Himself Speaks Truly The Rev’d Stephen Stavrou asks some probing questions about the language the Church uses to describe its ministry and the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Is the Church’s increasingly frequent adoption of the language of marketing, management and spin an appropriate idiom, or do we need to find a different language toContinue reading “Watch your language”
Reflections from the pews A survey of parishioners by Chris Phillips reveals the problems caused by lockdown, and the true cost of the suspension of public worship. In showing how precious our church buildings and corporate worship are to the People of God, however, it also encourages us to ask what the Spirit might beContinue reading “Listening to the Laity”
“The Church is not a building, it’s the people.” The problem with sound bite theology. Fr Peter Anthony uses basic logic to expose the inadequacy of the statement that the Church is the people, not a building. Of all the sound bites put around by the bishops of the Church of England during the COVIDContinue reading “Sound Bite Theology”