The challenge of campaigning for LGB&T inclusion in an idolatrous Christian market place

Yesterday I sat and re-read Honest to God while I had one eye on the Queen’s Jubilee Service in St Paul’s Cathedral (and an ear for the Archbishop of Canterbury’s sermon). There was the Church of England doing what it does so well, providing a context of great dignity, solemnity and beauty in which the […]

The Church of England – still nowhere near honest to God

Honest to God

Reading Diarmaid MacCulloch’s History of Christianity and reaching the C20th, I’ve been driven today to search for my copy of Honest to God, third impression, March 1963 – it was a best seller, reprinted twice in a month! What has happened to the inspirational wisdom of Bishop John Robinson? He wasn’t saying anything new that […]