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The Rev'd Dr Jo Inkpin

Lecturer in Church History and Senior Tutor, St Francis College, Milton

The Rev'd Dr Jo Inkpin

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The Rev’d Dr Josephine Inkpin is Lecturer in Church History and Senior Tutor at St Francis College, Milton and Co-Chair of the ACSQ Reconciliation Action Plan Group. She has two first class degrees from Oxford University and a Ph.D from Durham, and has particular interests in issues of human difference (especially inter-faith, Reconciliation, sexuality and gender) and ecological spirituality.

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King John authorising Magna Carta ('Great Charter), Runnymede, England in 1215: it is one of the most important documents in history, as it established the principle that everyone is subject to the law, even the sovereign, and guarantees the rights of individuals, the right to justice and the right to a fair trial

Did anything good come out of the Middle Ages?

“Anglicans, too, are often reluctant to affirm the value of the Middle Ages…This is unfortunate. For missing out nine whole centuries of Christian life not only creates serious gaps in understanding Christian development – it also risks failing to appreciate important Anglican features and spiritual treasures fully,” says The Rev’d Dr Jo Inkpin


St Cuthbert – opening the door to the heart of heaven

“Cuthbert’s profoundest significance lies in his inspiring spirituality, of which three aspects are particularly valuable today. Firstly, his embodiment of key features of Celtic Christianity; secondly, his deep Scriptural grounding; and thirdly, his contemplative prayerfulness,” says The Rev’d Dr Josephine Inkpin on St Cuthbert of Lindisfarne whose Feast Day is celebrated on 20 March