Day: February 15, 2016

How does Archbishop Welby remember the controversial Primates’ gathering?

How does Archbishop Welby remember the controversial Primates’ gathering?

The Church of England is holding their regular annual General Synod this week; Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby used his presidential address to make remarks about the Primates’ gathering. Reading a pre-written speech, Archbishop Welby stressed that the Episcopal Church was neither ‘sanctioned’ nor ‘punished’; he sought to clarify the attendance of Archbishop Foley Beach of […]

Facing death, 35-year-old Kate Bowler continues her life’s work in documenting the American prosperity gospel

Facing death, 35-year-old Kate Bowler continues her life’s work in documenting the American prosperity gospel

Photo from Kate Bowler’s first book, Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel, available from Oxford Press In the Sunday Times, author Kate Bowler, who recently published ‘Blessed: A History of the American Prosperity Gospel”, shares the tragic news that she was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer shortly after finishing her book. Her work […]

Should we ‘just pray’ for Richard Dawkins?

Should we ‘just pray’ for Richard Dawkins?

The Church of England’s public prayer attempts have drawn more criticism. The Church is facing backlash after tweeting prayers for Richard Dawkins, who has suffered a stroke. This is the second incident since last year, when the planned cinema advert, ‘Just Pray’, went viral after it was banned from movie theaters across the United Kingdom. The tweet […]