Religion and society in Britain - blog by Religion and Society, UK

 


A group blog for guest blog-posts on specific subjects in the realms of religion, humanism and atheism, and how they affect society in Britain.
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Equal marriage - because freedom of religion matters: Guest blog post by Jane Carnall, Information Project Coordinator, Equality Network

Posted 03-Oct-2011 at 03:45 PM (15:45) by Religion and Society, UK (Religion and society in Britain)
Updated 03-Oct-2011 at 04:52 PM (16:52) by Religion and Society, UK

The first wedding I ever remember going to was at the old Friends Meeting House in Stafford Street, Edinburgh. I was seven or eight. As Quaker weddings traditionally are, it was not extravagant – family, friends, and Friends, a silent Meeting for Worship memorable, to my child’s eyes, because instead of the row of Elders on the central bench, sat my babysitter and her boyfriend, her in a wonderful white dress with an enormous bunch of flowers, him clean-shaven in a very smart suit. All of us...
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Guest blog post on the proposed Anglican Covenant, by Rev'd Lesley Fellows

Posted 15-Nov-2010 at 05:41 AM (05:41) by Religion and Society, UK (Religion and society in Britain)
Updated 15-Nov-2010 at 05:58 AM (05:58) by Religion and Society, UK

The guest blog-post below from Rev'd Lesley Fellows is part of our series on the proposed Anglican Covenant. It is reproduced unedited in any way and whole.

Much has now been said about the Anglican Covenant, which is good, I am hoping more and more people are becoming interested and involved in the debate. The language has also become heated, and I will try to avoid this in here and remain as neutral as I can.

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A very English Coup? - Guest blog post on the proposed Anglican Covenant, by Bishop Alan Wilson

Posted 15-Nov-2010 at 05:19 AM (05:19) by Religion and Society, UK (Religion and society in Britain)
Updated 15-Nov-2010 at 05:58 AM (05:58) by Religion and Society, UK

The guest blog-post below from Bishop Alan Wilson is part of our series on the proposed Anglican Covenant. It is reproduced unedited in any way and whole.

A very English Coup?

A curious fact about the Church of England that people sometimes forget, is that it doesn't exist as such. You couldn’t write a cheque to it, for it has no bank accounts. The “Church of England” is a term as specific as "British...
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Introducing the discussion on the proposed Anglican Covenant, as it affects England

Posted 15-Nov-2010 at 04:42 AM (04:42) by Religion and Society, UK (Religion and society in Britain)
Updated 15-Nov-2010 at 06:13 PM (18:13) by Gurdur

Our first hosted discussion in this new blog for guest posts is on the proposed Anglican Covenant, which will be coming before the Church of England Synod later this month of November. We have written to a number of clergy, asking if they would like to contribute guest posts for a discussion here on the proposed Covenant, with special regard to how they think it will affect the Church of England and Britain as a whole (given possible effects on the Church of Wales and the Scottish Episcopal Church)....
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Introducing a new group blog

Posted 15-Nov-2010 at 03:32 AM (03:32) by Religion and Society, UK (Religion and society in Britain)
Updated 15-Nov-2010 at 04:30 AM (04:30) by Religion and Society, UK

The Religion and Society UK group blog is set up to house guest blog-posts to do with topics within the overall area of religion, humanism, atheism and society in Britain. Guest blog-posts on any particular topic will be posted within categories as per topic. We hope to help promote with this guest-post blog discussions and debates on issues that really matter to British society at large, and to show how these issues affect or could affect wider society.

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