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'Public engagement' the theme of a conference of Brazilian theologians

'God is not Homophobic: An Anglican Contribution to Overcoming Homophobia' was the title of one of five papers presented at a theology conference this week in Brazil, under the theme “Anglican theology and public engagement.”

28 April 2017

Women's mentoring focus of Thailand gathering

Eighteen women theologians from Africa and Asia began a journey of reflection and action around the theme “Women’s Mentoring for Ecumenical Leadership” in a 20-22 April consultation in Bangkok, Thailand.

24 April 2017

New academy facilitates theological studies - south Asian style

Clergy and lay leaders from Anglican churches in south Asia are taking part in a pioneering programme designed to increase culturally sensitive theological training.

18 November 2016

Anglicans and Oriental Orthodox theologians reach further agreement on the Holy Spirit

The official dialogue between the Anglican Communion and the Oriental Orthodox Churches have reached further agreement on the theological understanding of the Holy Spirit.

31 October 2016

Latin American seminaries reflect on local needs

Episcopal and Anglican leaders in theological education are clear that training must include analysis of regional problems so that clergy can perform quality pastoral work.

27 October 2016

Michael Ramsey Prize awarded to dementia study

A book about faith and dementia has been awarded this year’s Michael Ramsey Prize by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.

30 August 2016

Putting theology into practice

Practitioners, teachers and researchers in practical theology converged on the Irish town of Limerick last week for the annual British Irish Association of Practical Theology Conference.

21 July 2016

Theological resources on persecution published for ACC-16

A draft report detailing theological resources for times of persecution has been published by the Anglican Inter Faith Network. The document, “Out of the Depths – Hope in a time of suffering” is “an Anglican contribution to ecumenical engagement” and will be discussed during next month’s meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council in Lusaka.

21 March 2016

Six 'gifts to the church' shortlisted for Michael Ramsey Prize

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has announced the shortlist for this year’s Michael Ramsey Prize for theological writing. Launched in 2005, Launched in 2005, the prize is awarded every three years in celebration of “the most promising contemporary theological writing from the global Church.”

29 February 2016

Judeo-Christian values replaced with golden calf of the self

The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in America, the Most Revd Michael Curry, has said that the replacement of Judeo-Christian values with the “idol of the self” is a “formula for human self-destruction” and said that the love of God was about the “sacrifice of self-centred interest for the good of the other.”

10 February 2016

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.