Category Archives: Living in Love and Faith

Fight the good fight(s): the ordination of women and the human sexuality debate

I was struck recently by how all the celebratory pieces I was reading about the 25th anniversary of women priests were written from the point of view of those women whose vocations to priesthood were doubted (for many centuries) but … Continue reading

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Intersex in history

The risk of saying anything about people with VSC is that, not being one of them, I may have no right to comment. But I’m a historian, and there’s a history here, and perhaps my role is to inform people of that. Continue reading

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The indecent Virgin

Systematic theology versus gigantic vulvas and a disruptive Virgin who is more than just her skirts Continue reading

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Challenging experience

Do I know how many buttons my coat has? Continue reading

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Men as the Brides of Christ?

Queer theology and how men have read the Song of Songs, courtesy of Stephen Moore Continue reading

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Out in Africa?

No homosexuality in Africa? What’s that claim about and how can it help us see how history and anthropology are anything but neutral?
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Seeing the tree in the woods

So, in the last month, that Episcopal Teaching Document, a.k.a. the ‘Teaching Document on human identity, sexuality and marriage’, has developed a name of its own. It’s now Living in Love and Faith: Christian teaching and learning about human sexuality and … Continue reading

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The Episcopal Teaching Document

Talking about sexuality in the Church of England… the next stage after Shared Conversations Continue reading

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