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Report on “Truth, Lies and the Spirit Level”

This was a conference, held in York on Friday 31st January, which examined poverty and inequality in Britain today and revealed some of the misconceptions that are commonly held about the poor.  It was organised by PCN member, Jenny Jacobs, who has written this summary of the talks given.

News    Monday 17th February, 2014

A Journey of Faith: Moving On

A new Lent course in five parts has been written by John Churcher, vice chair of PCN Britain and is available free of charge.

News    Wednesday 29th January, 2014

Church trials over gay marriage

Keith Day of the United Methodist Church in North America writes about its battles over gay marriage

Blog    Tuesday 28th January, 2014    

Find progressive Christians in Birmingham

A new discussion group is being formed in Birmingham, a spin-off from the PCN-affiliated group which has been meeting in Birmingham for the past three years.

News    Friday 17th January, 2014

The Wall - Solidarity with those in Bethlehem

Ana and Tod Gobledale give their thoughts on The Wall, an art installation, eight metres high, which appeared in the courtyard of St James', Piccadilly, over Christmas and the New Year.

Blog    Tuesday 14th January, 2014    

A Conference Notebook - Swanwick November 2013

Brian Wilson was one of over 150 people to attend this joint conference with Modern Church at the Hayes Centre, Swanwick, marking the 50th anniversary of John Robinson's book, Honest to God. This is his…

Blog    Thursday 19th December, 2013    Author: Brian Wilson

The meaning of Christmas

Michael Wright explains how the Christmas stories are still relevant to him, even though he no longer believes it happened like that.

Blog    Wednesday 18th December, 2013    Author: Michael Wright

Books for your Christmas list

Brian Wilson recommends four books for progressive Christians wanting to find new ways to present the person and teaching of Jesus.

Blog    Wednesday 11th December, 2013    Author: Brian Wilson

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