The traditional interpretation of the parable of the talents has been used to legitimise values that Jesus challenged, argues Symon Hill. A different interpretation turns the whole parable on its head. This post was originally published on Symon's blog (http://symonhill.wordpress.com)
Dr Megan McKenna is a celebrated theologian and prolific author. She was appointed an Ambassador for Peace for Pax Christi in 2002 and was presented with the Isaac Hecker Award for Social Justice in 2012. Movement’s conversation with her was amazing and inspirational: issue 146 has an excerpt, but the complete interview can be found here!
Would the true evangelist please stand up? Many Christian students on university campuses are asking the question ‘how can I communicate faith in a way that engages people?’ SCM's Groups Worker, Lizzie, shares her thoughts.
Bishop Jonathan Clark was educated at Exeter University and ordained as a priest in 1989. He was rector of Stoke Newington until his episcopal appointment as Bishop of Croydon in 2012. This article was originally published in Movement magazine issue 145.
Richard Stott is a Methodist Minister, artist and art psychotherapist. He works in Sheffield for the Venture FX programme of the Methodist Church exploring new ways of being church centred on the creative arts. His blog can be found at www.iaskforwonder.com. This article first appeared in Movement magazine issue 142.