Hypermodernity, mobility and Jesus by Thomas Calvert & Edward Wigley

Modern societies for many in the West are characterised by the continual flows of people, objects, images, information and ideas. Hypermodernity or supermodernity presents a view of this world as alienating and marginalising, as increasingly the local is displaced by the global. For many, this is heightened in spaces of …

Tensions or Contradictions for Ecotheology? (Part 1): by Rev Keith Innes

Ultimate and Penultimate Why do some Christians seem opposed to the idea that the Church has an ecological mission? I have been reading a commentary on Martin Luther’s ‘Heidelberg Disputation’ (Gerhard O. Forde, On Being a Theologian of the Cross: Reflections on Luther’s Heidelberg Disputation, 1518. Grand Rapids/Cambridge, Eerdmans, 1997). …

“Vocation is addressed to all creation” by Rev. Richard Clarkson

Reflections on the Bishop of Lichfield’s Selwyn Lecture at Lichfield Cathedral, 16th October 2017 As part of this year’s Selwyn Lecture in Lichfield Cathedral I was asked to reflect briefly on how vocation is addressed to all creation. And that’s an interesting question, isn’t it? Does creation have a vocation? …