Movement Magazine

Movement 163: What Is Vocation?

21 Jan 2021

Our long read article comes from Gill Frigerio, researcher in career development at the University of Warwick. She gives us lots of helpful ways to think about career, calling, and the difficulties of fitting together our work and our faith. Here is a small section of her insightful...

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Movement 163: Sustainable Recipes

21 Jan 2021

Our latest campaign focus is food justice, and this term we’re looking at how we can make our food more sustainable. Here, SCM member Patrick reflects on why he decided to make a sustainable swap from dairy milk to oat milk. Head to Issue 163 of Movement for his dairy free...

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Movement 163: Interview - Ellen Loudon

21 Jan 2021

Our interview for this issue was with Ellen Loudon, author of 12 Rules for Christian Activism: A Toolkit for Massive Change and Director of Social Justice for Liverpool Diocese. Here’s what she had to say about vocation, our theme for this issue – for the full interview, head to Movement Issue...

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Movement 162: Revolutionary Gardening

17 Sep 2020

Barack Obama has a fantastic story that he told during his first presidential campaign. We haven’t the space to tell the whole story but it crescendos with a mantra: if one voice can change a room, then it can change a town, and if it can change a town, it can change a city, and if it can change...

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Movement 162: Blackness, Queerness, and the Missio Dei

17 Sep 2020

Like every marginalized group, Black communities and LGBTQIA+ communities have safe spaces. They are spaces of inclusion that foster safety, belonging, and sometimes family. These two groups often experience similar rejection and discrimination but at the same time can fiercely be opposed to...

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Movement 162 Interview: Adriaan Van Klinken

17 Sep 2020

Adriaan was raised in the South West of the Netherlands, or as Adriaan puts it, ‘On a literal island.’ Reflecting on this culture Adriaan describes it as conservative, ‘Ultimately Dutch Reformed culture comes in ‘fifty shades of grey’. The one I grew up in was not the most conservative, but...

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From Communard to Catholic: An Interview With Richard Coles

26 Feb 2020

This interview was first published in Issue 89 of Movement magazine in the Spring of 1995.

When ex-Communard Richard Coles began his theology degree at King’s College, London in 1991 he was expecting to be the only ex-popstar on the course. He was peeved to find...

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Tallking about the Ark: An Interview with Jean Vanier

9 May 2019

Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche, talks to SCM member Jonathan Spoor about vision, community and hope.

In 1964, Jean Vanier invited Raphael Simi and Phillipe Seux, two men with learning disabilities, to live with him in his home in Trosly-Breuil, near Paris. From the original small house,...

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Interview with Ruth Hunt

7 Feb 2018

Tell us a bit about yourself and your faith journey.

I’m Chief Executive at Stonewall which is the LGBT charity in the UK, and I’ve worked here for about a decade. I’m a practising Catholic – I was brought up a Catholic, but reaffirmed my faith as I was growing up, as a...

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Words of Wisdom from Martin Luther King Jr.

15 Jan 2018

1.    ‘Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.’

2.    ‘We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.’

3.    ‘Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal...

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