Blogs

The Politics of the Cross: Part One

By SCM on 23 Mar 2016

This is part one of a series of blogs by Paul Ballard looking at the politics of the cross through the eyes of the four gospels.

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Art Installations at Southwark Cathedral: Art for the Sake of People

By SCM on 23 Mar 2016

Every year, during the season of Lent, Southwark Cathedral hosts an art installation that challenges and moves visitors to explore what faith and the Christian narrative might mean. The Dean of Southwark, the Very Revd Andrew Nunn, explains why that process is so important.

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Defending the Stranger

By SCM on 21 Mar 2016

For the sake of our society, and for the sake of all those fleeing war and persecution, we must welcome refugees and asylum seekers in this country, says Ben Atkinson, who was part of SCM’s refugees campaign day of action in Birmingham.

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

By SCM on 15 Mar 2016

Gareth Banton reviews 'Together for the Common Good - Towards a National Conversation'.

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‘Singing is a lover’s thing’: why I love Choral Evensong

By SCM on 13 Mar 2016

Taylor Carey from SCM St Andrews explains why choral evensong is one of the church traditions he loves the most.

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Representing Young Voices at General Synod

By SCM on 13 Mar 2016

Leah Bell is one of the Church of England Youth Council’s representative to General Synod this year. She blogs about her experience trying to break down barriers within the church, and discovering her sense of identity in the process.

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Book Review: The Upside-Down Bible

By SCM on 8 Mar 2016

Ruth Wilde reviews The Upside-Down Bible: What Jesus really said about money, sex and violence.

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God Loves Women: gender, faith and social media

By SCM on 8 Mar 2016

On International Women’s Day, the creator of the God Loves Women Twitter account blogs about the journey through social media, and reflects on how online platforms can be a tool for positive conversations.

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Costing Everything

By SCM on 29 Feb 2016

In British society today, what might it look like to follow Jesus and lose everything? Faith in Action worker Ruth Wilde explores what Bonhoeffer meant by ‘costly discipleship'.

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Why it's worth telling stories (and telling them well)

By SCM on 29 Feb 2016

Storytelling is integral to exploring what our faith means and how we make sense of it, says Pádraig Ó Tuama, in this post adapted from an article he wrote in Movement magazine issue 147, entitled The Theology of Story.

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