31st March 2021
This most holy night
John Barton surveys the readings that Christians and Jews attend to during the Easter Vigil and the Passover seder, respectively, and considers what these texts tell us about how Scripture is understood in the two faiths.
30th September 2020
Counting Sabbath days in pandemic days
18 & 19 Jan: Jesus is questioned about what is lawful on the Sabbath. Karen Eliasen unlocks the exhortation to remember the Sabbath and finds the powerful consequences of counting our days.
14th December 2015
Whomever Isaiah was referring to as 'Mighty God', what is important is that this verse reveals to every one of its readers or hearers something about the God that they know through faith.
27th October 2015
Nostra Aetate – the moral heart of the Second Vatican Council
Perhaps more than any other document, Vatican II's Declaration on the Relationship of the Church to Non-Christian Religions encapsulates the outpouring of the Spirit that characterised the Council.
4th November 2008
Coping With Insecurity, Uncertainty and Risk
Why do we sometimes find it difficult to display humility and responsibility in our relationship with the rest of the natural world? Helen Freeman traces the history of Jewish thought on this issue.
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