Posts Tagged 'church of england'

Foot-in-Mouth Outbreak

I don’t normally feel the need to write criticism of religious figures but lately there seems to have been an outbreak of foot-in-mouth disease in the Church of England. I am referring in particular to the comments of Reverent Peter Mullen and Reverend Wallace Benn.

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Storm in a Teacup

I’m a little late getting to this but I still feel it’s worth talking about. On Sunday 14th September, Reverend Dr Malcolm Brown made headlines with his essay “Good religion needs good science“. In the essay, Rev Dr Brown discusses how science is not necessarily incompatible with Christianity, warns of the dangers of social darwinism and makes an apology to Charles Darwin on behalf of the Anglican church, that is, the Church of England. I confess that what interests me more than the essay or apology itself is the reaction to it.

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