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Books to take on your summer holiday

Sometimes it is good to take a thought provoking book along on holiday, after all what better time to consider life’s fundamentals than when the daily round is set aside.

News    Thursday 28th July, 2016

Gender Inclusive Language and Worship

Language about or addressed to God should be derived from human experience, not just from men’s experience, argues Prof. Adrian Thatcher, of Modern Church, in a new booklet.

News    Wednesday 13th July, 2016

Spiritual but not Religious?

PCN chair, Adrian Alker argues that churches should forgo their love of unbelievable creeds and set rituals. He calls on religious leaders to focus on practice rather than belief. In this way they might…

Blog    Wednesday 13th July, 2016    

After Brexit - Can we find a broad and middle way?

As the UK faces an uncertain future, and its two major political parties hold internal contests for their leadership, a senior Anglican professor claims that the need for a new, progressive social-democratic…

Blog    Monday 11th July, 2016    

Religion in Crisis - what Crisis?

PCN Trustee, Tony Rutherford, dreams up a new vision of religion in general and of the Church of England in particular based on a conference in 2015 led by Linda Woodhead, Professor of the Sociology of…

Blog    Tuesday 7th June, 2016    

Marcus Borg’s place in history

A report on the first Marcus Borg Memorial Lecture by Diana Butler Bass before an audience in Birmingham on Saturday 14th May 2016

News    Wednesday 18th May, 2016

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