Roundup: Thatcher, same-sex marriage, Christianity, God and theology, ministers conferences

Roundup: Thatcher, same-sex marriage, Christianity, God and theology, ministers conferences

Margaret Thatcher and the churches

Professor Linda Woodhead, director of the Religion & Society project at Lancaster University in the UK, and Antonio E. Weiss, historian at Birkbeck College at the University of London and author of The Religious Mind of Mrs Thatcher, discuss the late prime minister’s strained relationship with the churches.

Church of England rejects blessings for same-sex couples

The Church of England has ruled out offering blessings to same-sex couples, insisting that such public gestures belong only to heterosexual marriage.

Christians should give up ‘Christianity’

An interview with Peter Rollins.

French Senate backs same-sex marriage

France’s Senate upper house voted in favour of same-sex marriage on Friday, paving the way for it to enter law after street marches rallied hundreds of thousands of demonstrators both for and against it.

Louder than words

At some point theology must remind us of what God is not.

Charleville – Sydney – Jerusalem

Every three years the President convenes a set of three conferences for Uniting Church ministers.

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