bible

  • 15 May 2007

    David Ford says that slavery is still very much alive, and that the systems and ideas that underpin it also challenge the church's deep collusion with racism - and its unwillingness to be grasped by the Gospel.

  • 18 Apr 2007

    The Archbishop of Canterbury suggests a patient Christian dialogue with scripture and each other. But Jeffrey John's critics lambasted his views on the Cross before they had even read them.

  • 18 Apr 2007

    Christians cannot make sense of their scriptures apart from a listening community, Dr Rowan Williams has said. In a lecture on biblical interpretation he argues that both dogmatic and dismissive approaches are flawed.

  • 20 Mar 2007

    Simon Barrow says that beyond the popular scriptural fantasising which feeds much religion on the internet, there are processes of scriptural reasoning which produce a dynamic, fruitful bond between the Bible to lived reality.

  • 20 Mar 2007

    Giles Fraser reflects on John Newton’s painful conversion from uncritical theology

  • 16 Mar 2007

    Many commentators, both religious and secular, assume that a narrow definition of family is readily mandated by the biblical texts. They're wrong.

  • 12 Mar 2007

    Colin Morris looks at how we are undoing the world process evoked in the biblical creation story

  • 24 Feb 2007

    Many Christians recognise that the development of the Gospel has implied taking responsibility for other human beings and human rights, says the general secretary of the Latin American Council of Churches.

  • 11 Feb 2007

    Students from across the UK will gather together this coming weekend at the Student Christian Movement's annual conference to explore the theme of Reading the Bible - against a backdrop where there is increasing public concern aout the way religious texts are often abused by extreme and fundamentalist movements.

  • 1 Feb 2007