The Old Testament readings in the semi-continuous option for the RCL in September are from the Book of Exodus. Carmen Imes invites us to pose the question as to whose version of reality we are going to trust.
Drawing on different readings of the Zacchaeus story, Augustine Tanner-Ihmn invites us to consider the post-colonial context of our preaching.
Research Associate Peter King reports on the recent German Kirchentag in Nürnberg and the challenges he brings home from it.
Guest Blogger Makayla Payne invites us to consider an accessible and integrated approach to pastoral counselling for complex trauma survivors.
Last month, yet another prominent Christian leader stood back from his role due to allegations relating to safeguarding and abuse. We await the outcome of ongoing investigations, but we all know that this is just the latest in a long
It is very easy to slip into looking back and idealising the past. On one level it’s harmless fun, looking back fondly on the endless Summers of our youth, the music, the films, the people and places. But, on another level,
By CSBV director Helen Paynter On 1st June 2020, Donald Trump walked out of the White House accompanied by his entire entourage, including the chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. He took a short walk across Lafayette Square, and
Thomas Yoder Neufeld, Jesus and the Subversion of Violence: wrestling with the New Testament evidence (London: SPCK, 2011) Guest blogs are invited to stimulate thought and comment. They do not necessarily reflect the view of the Centre for the Study
Ashley Hibbard lives in Canada and has been studying for the last few years with Trinity College, Bristol, towards a PhD in the Old Testament. She will be defending her thesis shortly. Guest blogs are invited to stimulate thought and comment.
Sermon on 1 Samuel 25 delivered by Helen Paynter at Westbury on Trym Baptist Church, 10th November 2019. You can listen to it here. The 9th November, 1938, was the night of broken glass for the Jews of Germany. All