New Testament scholars to lay the biblical foundations for the Lambeth Conference

Posted on: September 11, 2018  Work to begin laying the biblical foundations for the next Lambeth Conference will get underway later this year when 35 leading New Testament scholars from different denominations around the world gather for the St Augustine Seminar at Lambeth Palace. Around 800 bishops from around the Anglican Communion will gather at … Continue reading “New Testament scholars to lay the biblical foundations for the Lambeth Conference”

‘Decolonization’ collection stimulates new ways of thinking about the Bible

By John Bird August 3, 2018 Unsettling the Word: Biblical Experiments in Decolonization Edited by Steve Heinrichs; Illustrations by Jonathan Dyck Publisher: Mennonite Church Canada ISBN: 978-0-9959-7331-2 320 pages Available through commonword.ca   Unsettling the Word is a series of reflections on the Bible’s role in the history of European colonization—and an imaginative series of … Continue reading “‘Decolonization’ collection stimulates new ways of thinking about the Bible”

Lent Resources: US-based Episcopal Church’s Good Book Club reads Luke and Acts

Posted on: February 7, 2018 4:19 PM The US-based Episcopal Church’s Forward Movement is inviting Episcopalians to study the Gospel of Luke during Lent and the Acts of the Apostles over Eastertide, through a series of daily readings. “We love sequels, and Luke-Acts provides a wonderful two-part narrative,” the ministry says on its Good Book … Continue reading “Lent Resources: US-based Episcopal Church’s Good Book Club reads Luke and Acts”