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Rowan Williams: "an unprecedented possibility"

“We are not told that Jesus ‘survived death’; we are not told that the story of the empty tomb is a beautiful imaginative creation that offers inspiration to all sorts of people; we are not told that the message of Jesus lives on. 172 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections

A Brief Theology of Poetry and Fantasy: A Thesis Extract

David Russell Mosley

Eastertide
St George’s Day
The Edge of Elfland
Hudson, New Hampshire,

Dear friends and family,

Well, with a thesis submission deadline of 31 May, and my wife getting a new job (which means I’m watching the boys while she’s at work), I have not had much time for blogging. 6,221 more words

Faeriean Metaphysics

I'm back

Well, it’s been a while – and in truth a long road – but I’m back to blog at reddresstheology!

My PhD thesis has been submitted (cue: crowd roar) and I have spare headspace for the first time in 18 months or so. 497 more words

Theology

#RhodesMustFall, St Thomas and Church Unity

With so much happening in the public space and discourse around statues in South Africa, over the next while I want to provide some perspectives from my fellow Anglican clergy colleagues and other Anglican (lay) leaders, voices from the church space.  1,028 more words

Jesus

Schleiermacher and the understanding of Christianity in modern Britain

There was a very good essay written by John Murphy and featured on the website Catholic Culture that explores the philosophical and theological views of the 19th-century German thinker Friedrich Schleiermacher and its relationship to the Catholic Church’s insistence against modernism. 631 more words

Christianity

Hawks and Walks

My Tuesday morning walk to work kept me more in my head than usual. As I stomped along, half listening to Rowan Williams (former Archbishop of Canterbury) gently drone on about the Chronicals of Narnia and how Aslan is an unpredictable, un-tamed lion, my mind wondered about the details of the coming day, both practical and existential: How would I meet a publishing deadline? 225 more words

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