Movement Magazine

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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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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Caring for Creation with Eco-Congregation Scotland

10 Aug 2017

Eco-Congregation Scotland is a movement of Scottish church congregations, of all denominations and none, committed to addressing environmental issues like climate change through their life and mission. We were founded in 2001 and became a registered charity in 2010.  We are a membership...

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Inspirational Women: Interview with Francesca Po

6 Mar 2017

1. Could you tell us a little bit about your role and involvement at Second Sunday?

I am the co-founder, along with Soo Tian Lee, of Second Sunday – an SCM-affiliated group at the University of Oxford. The two of us share the tasks of organising our monthly social...

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Life as an International Christian Student

20 Jun 2016

1. Hi Swarup, could you tell us a little about yourself, including where and what you study, and your home country?

I am a PhD student looking at Systematic Theology at the University of Edinburgh. My thesis involves exploring an inclusive and open theology in the context...

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Book Review: The Practical Prophet

28 Apr 2016

There are two kinds of prophets: those who foretell the future and those who confront their own generation with the will of God. Moira Chan-Yeung’s biography of Bishop Ronald Hall, using new material that she has gleaned from personal and institutional archives, reveals Bishop Hall as a prophet...

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Book Review: Together for the Common Good - Towards a National Conversation

15 Mar 2016

What is it?

Let me start this review by saying that this book is really a collection of short essays about the nature of the ‘common good’. But I hope the word ‘essays’ doesn’t make it sound dull. This book is anything but. These essays began from a shared conversation,...

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God Loves Women: gender, faith and social media

8 Mar 2016

It’s been four years since I set up my @God_loves_women Twitter account. At the time I set it up I was working for a Christian organisation and didn’t want to get them into trouble with what I suspected were going to be rather strong opinions in...

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Reaching out to Students: An Interview with Sally Hitchiner

8 Oct 2015

As Coordinating Chaplain at Brunel, what do you love most about your job?

It has to be the students. Being an undergraduate is such a formative time. It’s when people work out what values and influences they want to have an impact on the rest of their lives. Leaving home...

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