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Making Brunch

A queue of children outside Sea Mills school hall door 10 mins before opening time, means one thing: Holiday Hunger. In they charge, and we volunteers are ready: sausages, bacon, beans and eggs; toast, cereals, yoghurts and fresh fruit prepared and served to parents,...

Priestesses in the Church

“To us a priest is primarily a representative, a double representative, who represents us to God and God to us… We have no objection to a woman doing the first: the whole difficulty is with the second. But why? … Suppose the reformer stops saying that a good woman may...

Gender Identity

“How do you identify?” It’s a question no one ever use d to ask. Just how much of one’s ‘identity’ can be summed up succinctly enough to provide an answer to this question? And just what is identity? A friend said to me once, that - ‘some people’s hair is their...

Male and Female Created He Them

These words, from the first chapter of Genesis, are a bit like the ominous tolling of a bell! Yet really, gender should be irrelevant to Christianity, or at least to God, who is ineffably beyond any such concept, being essentially mystery, hidden in darkness, as the...

A-Gendered Nativity

Being cast in the role of Mary for a School Nativity Play has been seen as one of the first great rites of passage for a girl of infant age. Hotly contested and the subject of tears for disappointed ‘wannabes’ this early experience of a traditional telling of the...

Masculine and feminine images of God

After reading an article that we should avoid only calling God a ‘he’, discovering that the Church of Sweden already have stopped calling God ‘he’ and reminiscing on a pilgrimage we took with our old church to Whitby on the theme of St. Hilda in March, I recently...

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