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Thought for the Week 04/06/2012

From Tom Woodman, retired English Literature lecturer:

In reaction to the claims of Richard Dawkins and the new atheists it is important to understand that religion is not irrational. (more…)

Thought for the Week 28/05/2012

From Chris Wakelin, Chaplaincy Treasurer:

When I lived in Nottingham, the local “Churches Together in Beeston” group one year organised an ecumenical event for Pentecost weekend. On the Saturday morning various “spies” had been sent into the local shopping area disguised as gardeners, window-cleaners etc. (more…)

Thought for the Week 07/05/2012

From Dr. Tom Woodman:

English Catholic writer G. K. Chesterton once famously wrote that ‘Christianity had not been tried and found wanting; it had never been tried’. It is true that we often find it hard to grasp how radical Christianity is, ‘life to the full’ as the Gospel of John (10:10) calls it. (more…)

Thought for the Week 14/11/2011

From Edmund Burke, Quaker Chaplain:

Recently one of our Taizé friends gave us a little book, a collection of pictures of Brother Roger in his later years, among the familiar Taizé scenes, and interspersed with a brief anthology of his reflections and prayers. (more…)

Where is God?

Where do we find God? We suggested three areas. (more…)

Thought for the Week 19/10/2009

From Edmund Burke, Quaker Chaplain:

Recently I’ve heard someone describe the prolonged silence of a Quaker meeting as ‘a silence waiting to be broken’! (more…)

Thought for the Week 31/05/2010

From Sabine Schwartz, Catholic Chaplain:

In our secular society, religious people in general and we Christians especially tend to have a bad reputation. We seem to be perceived by some as people who believe that they are in possession of absolute truth and therefore are entitled or even obliged to impose this truth on everyone else. (more…)

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