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Rory J.Q. Barnes’ book Do You Need God will be published on the 31st October

Putting the building blocks of spiritual belief into your hands. This book deals with world religious systems only as living structures of thought that people actually believe in.  It is a common sense, warts and all, analysis of ideas, aimed principally at those millions who believe but do not belong, who feel there is something spiritual there but who don’t like what they think they have seen…

News    Thursday 9th October, 2014

Bishop of Buckingham launches his new book More Perfect Union

On Wednesday 15th October Alan Wilson will be appearing at Church House Bookshop in London to talk about his new book More Perfect Union. The event starts at 5.30pm and is a free event but numbers are limited so if you wish to attend please contact the bookshop in advance.

News    Thursday 2nd October, 2014

I have not lost faith!

Gretta Vosper, who describes herself as an atheist minister, rejects the view that she has lost her faith.

Blog    Monday 15th September, 2014    

Evangelism, but not as we know it.

Theologian Peter Rollins recommends you try the 'Evangelism Project'. Instead of seeking to evangelise other people, he recommends that our churches should invite other communities to evangelise us. This…

Blog    Sunday 14th September, 2014    Author: Peter Rollins

‘Don’t be Christ-like. It’s evil’

says George Elerick, who will be speaking at a PCN conference in November. He believes that exhortations to be Christ-like are symptomatic of a misanthropic and manipulating attitude towards humanity.

Blog    Wednesday 27th August, 2014    Author: George Elerick

The Inclusive Church Resources

Here are two new books from one of our partner organisations.  They are designed to help churches be more inclusive; one concerns people with disabilities; the other people with mental health issues.

News    Thursday 31st July, 2014

Being Honest to God - the conference talks in print

July 1st 2014 saw the publication of five talks given to the joint PCN Britain and Modern Church conference marking the 50th anniversary of John Robinson’s book, Honest to God.  The conference took place in November 2013 at The Hayes, Swanwick.

News    Thursday 26th June, 2014

Seeing Jesus Again with New Eyes

Can Christians learn from the way others see them?  At a recent PCN conference, Mark Townsend, author of Jesus Through Pagan Eyes, suggested that his progressive Christian audience could learn from the insights of the New Druidism.

News    Wednesday 18th June, 2014

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