Movement Magazine

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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An Interview with Peterson Toscano - part two

22 Apr 2016

Peterson Toscano is a theatrical performance activist using comedy and storytelling to address social justice concerns. Through his one-person comedies and lively lectures, he has delighted audiences throughout North America, Europe, and Africa as he humorously...

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An Interview with Peterson Toscano - Part One

22 Apr 2016

Peterson Toscano is a theatrical performance activist using comedy and storytelling to address social justice concerns. Through his one-person comedies and lively lectures, he has delighted audiences throughout North America, Europe, and Africa as he humorously...

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Welcoming International Students: Interview with Lizy Newswanger Part Two

31 Mar 2016

Do you think international students find their identity most in their experience as outsiders? What do you think are the main things that shape the identities of international students?

As a former international student, I’d say I’ve actually found my identity in Scotland...

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Welcoming International Students: Interview with Lizy Newswanger Part One

29 Mar 2016

Hi Lizy, could you tell us a little bit about yourself, where you’re from, and your current role at Wellington Church in Glasgow?

I originally came to Glasgow as a study abroad student from the United States in the spring of 2012. Scotland was a place I’d always wanted to...

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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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