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Radical Faith Exploring fundamentals of faith in a changed world
theory of evolution continues to fascinate and disturb many
Christians. And yet, writes Brian Kilbey in Evolution
and Christian Belief, it's possible to think of God's
creativity in a way which fully values Darwin's theory and
the insights it offers to everyone.
there is a ready-made stumbling block to ordinary people entering into
and enlivening the life of the worldwide Church it is the latter's
general attitude towards, and teaching about, the subject of Sex.
It may be that the dead hand of sexual tradition has to be cast
off before renewal can begin.
those who are open to venturing beyond traditional Christian
teaching, some challenging viewpoints are presented here.
There seems to be a renewed interest lately in the life and
person of St Francis of Assisi. But despite being almost universally
admired, he is broadly also misunderstood. InSt
Francis, Christian Love, and the Biotechnological Future,
William Hurlbut argues that our progress towards a new kind of
medicine - the engineering of the human body - may contain the threat
of a damaging kind of social engineering. The frail yet joyful vision
of human life lived out by Francis is a powerful balance for a new but
amoral drive for bodily perfection.
Syed, spokesman for a group of extremist Muslims,
has demanded that all Christian missionaries leave
Kashmir, India, or face the consequences [More]
Jaramillo, a three- year-old Catholic Columbian boy,
has caused a stir by being videoed celebrating the
Eucharist from memory [More]
Henderson, the first female Dean of the Anglican
Cathedral in Llandaff, Wales, has resigned after only
three months in the job [More]
Emeritus Benedict XVI is reported to have lost much weight
and to be in poor health [More]
Settlements and legal fees have cost the USA
Catholic Church US$2.62 billion since 2004, according to a
new report [More]
An Iranian high court has confirmed the sentences of
four Christians who were jailed for converting from Islam
Dictum Anthony Bradley thinks that a new drive towards
radicalised Christian mission is a type of legalism which
discourages ordinary people from doing ordinary things to