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Justice & Advocacy

Finding freedom

“The observance of Refugee Week invites us to recall their humanity, to ponder how their humanity might touch ours, and to challenge the narrative that we like to tell ourselves about being a generous country,” says The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt


Pádraig Ó Tuama: narrative theology

“Narrative theology is my favourite branch of the theological tree. In part this is because I am convinced that narratives are the best tool we have for capturing meaning, describing purpose and expressing identity. I support the view of American scholar Jack Niles who writes that we should have been called Homo narrans, the ‘story-telling primate’,” says The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt

People & History

Walking wounded in the sunlight

“Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy was one of the new breed of Church of England chaplains that arose during World War I. The new chaplains spent time with the regular soldiers instead of officers and found themselves transformed by the harsh realities of war,” says The Very Rev’d Dr Peter Catt