Living Shalom and Salam

I may be a Christian priest but I have three Jewish grandparents,so, to an anti-Semite I’m a Jew. Even worse, I’m an infiltrator, trying to

What is a Christian nation?

A new and major British survey in which 1,200 priests were asked a set of questions about faith and the church has concluded that the

Facing Grief

I’ve been ordained less than four years but have conducted almost fifty funerals. When I tell people that they look at me in disbelief. No

The Enduring Legacy

This year is the 60th anniversary of the death of C. S. Lewis, author of the Narnia stories, Miracles, Till We have Faces, Surprised by

You Are Never Alone

I wasn’t raised in the church, and knew little about Christ or Christianity outside of what were then school assemblies with traditional hymns, and films

Identifiable Faith in Public Life

Amira Elghawaby, the Canadian government’s new Special Representative on Combatting Islamophobia, hasn’t been welcomed by everybody. That’s a great shame, because she’s a moderate, intelligent,

If You Had What I Had

There’s a marvelous story explaining the definition of chutzpah, the wonderful Yiddish word that loosely means impudence of gall. A woman gets on a crowded

We Have Some Explaining To Do

I spent three weeks in the UK at the end of last year, and during my stay something of a statistical explosion occurred—if such a

Returning Home

I haven’t been back to Britain for more than three years. The pandemic and a minor surgical procedure were the impassable and impossible barriers, and

Russia, Ukraine, and the Church

The obscene war in Ukraine provided the opportunity for some people to write a lot of nonsense about the religiosity of modern Russia, and about

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