Blogs

It’s The Little Things

By SCM on 16 Jul 2019

For all of my life so far, I have been a Methodist. I was baptised in a Methodist church and I was confirmed in a Methodist church. My mum is a Methodist minister. And yet I found myself, inexplicably, attending an Anglican church whilst at univeristy. 

Don’t worry. I’m still a Methodist! But the local Methodist church was few in attendance and those who did attend were of a certain age. What was I to do? Give in and start attending the local C of E church where my friends went? Well, yes, actually.

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Coming Out of my Catholic Bubble (and I've been doing just fine)

By SCM on 16 Jul 2019

Catholic convent culture to secular study settings; Shanika's journey towards understanding and practising ecumenism. 

 

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Holy Activism, Batman! Top Tips for Taking Direct Action

By SCM on 10 Jul 2019

Chris Howson shares some practical tips for getting involved in direct action campaigning for our Activism 101 series. 

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Campaigning on Campus!

By SCM on 9 Jul 2019

Patrick shares his top tips for effective campagining on campus. 

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Deconstructing My Faith? A Journey Through Tillich, Daly, Cone and Caputo

By SCM on 9 Jul 2019

Nathan explores what he learned from an online course in Radical Theology, looking at theoligians Tillich, Daly, Cone and Caputo.

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Not Just Ramps and Disabled Toilets: A Movement Towards the Jesus Model of Disability

By SCM on 3 Jul 2019

Dave Lucas reflects on how Disability and Jesus came to be, and the move towards a third way of understanding the theology of disability.

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Keep Fighting the Good Fight

By SCM on 27 Jun 2019

Beth encourages us to keep fighting injustice, even when the road is long and the work exhausting. 

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A Liturgical Perspective on Climate Change

By SCM on 26 Jun 2019

Liz reflects on how the issue of climate change should be addressed theologically. 

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Doing Enough? Activism and Protest as a Person of Colour

By SCM on 25 Jun 2019

Feylyn reflects on being an activist and a person of colour. 

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The Importance of Reflective Activism

By Emma on 25 Jun 2019

When faced with political tension, injustice on a huge scale, climate breakdown and the myriad other problems facing our society today, it is tempting to dive in and try and solve these issues straight away. Reflection can feel like a waste of time, and theology can feel irrelevant in the face of so much physical suffering and violence.

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