“Good Disagreement?” – Book Review 3

“Good Disagreement?  Grace and Truth in a Divided Church”, edited by Andrew Atherstone and Andrew Goddard, was published last year by Lion Hudson.  It consists of a series of chapters by different people (including Ian Paul, formerly of St John’s, whose blog Psephizo.com I have...

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The EU referendum

It won’t have escaped anyone’s notice that in three months or so we have the right to vote on whether or not the UK should leave the EU.  (If the vote is LEAVE, it may well be England that leaves, as Scotland at least seems...

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In which I show off about showing off

Last Saturday night, I took part in a talent competition (I didn’t win.  Congratulations to two lovely dance troupes, and an excellent saxophonist, who did.)  It was very well-organised, the proceeds went to charity, and a good time was had by all.  There was cake. Usually...

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Good Friday

  A few disjointed quotes and thoughts, mainly from other people, about Good Friday and Easter, and empathising with Our Lord. My song is love unknown My Saviour’s love to me Love to the loveless shown That they might lovely be. O who am I, that for my sake, My Lord should...

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Short and not sweet

Sorry, everyone.  I don't feel like posting a jolly "Hey!  Listen to what I think!" post today.  Normal service will be resumed as soon as possible. God bless Belgium. God commands us to love our enemies.  How do we begin to love IS? Love from the PPI Blogger   PS My friend...

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God in history, by MP

You may remember my post a few weeks ago http://www.penelopewallace.com/the-bible-1900-years-on-questions-2/  in which I started wondering about looking for God's actions in post-Biblical history. My friend retired vicar Mike Payne responded instantly with some thoughtful comments that I think provide a very good place to start, and...

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Denouements

I’ve finally finished reading a box-set SF trilogy given me a while ago by a friend.  The Void trilogy by Peter F Hamilton (a British writer apparently of some renown) is really one long story in three volumes, but is part of an overall sequence...

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