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ISLAM - COPTS, CALVINISTS AND CRUSADERS

The Rev Dr Alan Clifford

ISLAM – COPTS, CALVINISTS AND CRUSADERS
a call for clarity, compassion and courage
IN MEMORY OF DEAR EGYPTIAN FRIENDS

Last week on BBC Radio 4, Anglican bishop Dr Michael Nazir-Ali commented on the plight of the Coptic martyrs. 873 more words

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Homily on doing things for God NOW

As we are now in the world of instant messaging, you will not be surprised that the word that caught my eye from the Ash Wednesday readings was that one word “NOW”  (Joel 2:12-17) We heard it again in the 2nd reading too, … 576 more words

Homilies

God loves us endlessly

Frances writes on this Sunday’s readings :- The Jews do not seem to have been a seafaring people in antiquity (Genesis 9:8-15). It was the Bronze Age coastal traders, the Phoenicians and their descendants, who were masters of the sea and traded the Mediterranean so that the Jewish people frequently saw great expanses of water a thing of terror.  865 more words

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Give it a rest

I have been moving towards Christianity again recently. I was very familar with faith in my childhood, but came to resent it gradually. My parents went to a Baptist church and I was literally forced out of bed on Sunday mornings so I could go to service. 1,360 more words

An American Journal

Homily on generosity

I expect that you’re all as infuriated, as I am, when we hear of these millionaires with private bank accounts managing to avoid paying tax. But our job as Christians is not to moan about other people’s sins but to set an example of what a good life can be. 1,071 more words

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All for the glory of God

Frances writes on this Sunday’s Readings :-  A distinction seems to be being made between the Old Testament and the New Testament in this weeks readings. 899 more words

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