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by Karen Soole • | | 0 comments
Well its 2013 and its that time when we resolve to read the bible the whole way through. It is a worthy ambition with which to start a new year; getting to grips with the whole bible and not just our favourite bits is our life long task. It is of huge worth reading the bible at speed; building u... read more
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Recently I was talking to a student worker who was trying to do bible studies with art students. It was proving difficult he said because ‘they don’t do words’. These students were confident in their ability to express themselves in visual forms but believed they could not relate to the written ... read more
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Recent research has shown that we are increasingly reading articles etc. in an F pattern. We are so busy we read the first few sentences along the top and then we begin to scan downwards to find any interesting bits and pieces. We might come to a section in the middle that we wan... read more
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So many voices are crying out about the ordination of women bishops. Many are expressing their pain at discrimination, their outrage at the sexism inherent in blocking progress, blocking their vocation. Into this fray I want to shout too but my voice feels weak and alone amongst all this outrage... read more
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As a mother to two teenage daughters I confess that I harbour ambitions for them to marry well. I am not turning into Mrs Bennett and dreaming of future Mr.Darcys, I am not concerned about their economic well being (although in the present climate perhaps I should be), instead I want them to enj... read more
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