Towards a Theology of Same-Sex Marriage

In her new book, Clare Herbert is trying to push the Church of England’s all-too-familiar conversation on same-sex relationships into new territory. Instead of setting the authority of particular biblical texts against the integrity of personal experience, the author wants the Church to look at the unique experience of same-sex couples through the lens of ‘queer theology’. She wants to square the unproductive circle of current debates.

Event: An Inclusive Introduction to Living in Love and Faith

A workshop to explore the content of the LLF resources from an inclusive perspective About this Event The Campaign for Equal Marriage in the Church of England invites you to join us for a morning workshop to explore the content and principles of the LLF resources from an inclusive perspective. The workshop, which is free …

Enlarging marriage

by Michael Sadgrove The Very Revd Michael Sadgrove, who before his retirement was Dean of Durham, has long supported equal marriage in the Church. We are very grateful to him for writing this excellent article for the Equal Campaign, demonstrating that our case is ‘built on a solid theological and ethical foundation’. What is the …

An Invitation to the Feast: A positive biblical approach to equal marriage

This excellent article by Simon Taylor, Canon Chancellor of Derby Cathedral, is taken from Modern Believing, the journal of Modern Church.  Many of us are looking for strong arguments based firmly on Scripture and this is one of the best in an increasing field of research, study and argument.  Highly recommended. You can download the …

An Invitation to the Feast: A positive biblical approach to equal marriage

by Simon Taylor This excellent article by Simon Taylor, Canon Chancellor of Derby Cathedral, is taken from Modern Believing, the journal of Modern Church.  Many of us are looking for strong arguments based firmly on Scripture and this is one of the best in an increasing field of research, study and argument.  Highly recommended. The …

Does the Bible really… give us a clear definition of marriage?

by Martyn Percy The following is one of a series of articles commissioned by the Ozanne Foundation on theological and biblical reflection on issues on human sexuality. We reproduce them here with permission from the Ozanne Foundation. The original series, and other interesting pieces, can be found here. The Very Revd Professor Martyn Percy (BA, …

Ribs to Go

by Marcus Green The Revd Marcus Green is a member of the Living in Love and Faith process and Vicar of Steeple Aston Church in the Diocese of Oxford.  He writes regularly in his blog on a variety of issues and in the following addresses the use of Genesis 1 and 2 in the discussions …