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Rethinking Christianity: An Interview with Peter Rollins

By SCM on 5 Sep 2014

Peter Rollins is a provocative writer, lecturer, storyteller, and public speaker who has gained an international reputation for overturning traditional notions of religion. His PhD from Queen’s University, Belfast is in post-structural thought. He will be giving the keynote address at a shared PCN and SCM conference running 14-16 November.

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A Beginner's Guide to Campaigning - Top Tips

By SCM on 2 Sep 2014

Coming to uni and want to get stuck straight into campaigning and volunteering? Christian Aid’s Chris Mead shares his top tips.

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Life at uni as a Christian student

By SCM on 28 Aug 2014

Students share their perspectives on what it’s like being a Christian student; from uncertain first weeks, to realising some hard truths and finding community again.

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Misreading the parable of the talents

By SCM on 28 Aug 2014

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)

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8 Ways to Survive University as a Christian

By SCM on 25 Mar 2014

As Christians, how do we navigate through life at uni whilst growing in our faith? Liam Williams, a third year drama student, gives his top tips on surviving and thriving at uni as a Catholic.

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Meeting God in Silence and Community

By SCM on 19 Mar 2014

Taylor Driggers, a student at the University of Edinburgh, reflects on the Taizé community and how the simple art of contemplation brings thousands of Christians closer to God.

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The Value of Vision

By Ellis on 25 Feb 2014

Fresh vision can drive away the most apathetic voice. At Conference this year, Revd Inderjit invited us to consider what dream we are working towards.

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Evangelism 101

By Lizzie_G on 14 Jan 2014

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.

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The Rhythm of Fast and Feast

By Movement Magazine on 9 Sep 2013

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.

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer Day: What is this really costing me?

By Jo on 22 Oct 2012

Attending a day exploring the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer has inspired my latest blog reflecting on my work with asylum seekers.

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