Category Archives: gender

Dangerous insects

I happened to acquire a copy of C.S. Lewis’ Surprised by Joy at the weekend.  Yes, I know I should have read it ages ago, but I find him hard-going, apart from the Narnia novels (and sometimes those are a … Continue reading

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Women only

I was disappointed that in the Lectionary readings, the awful story of the Levite and his concubine (Judges 19-20) was omitted. It tells of how he found shelter for the night in Gibeah, and the men of the city called … Continue reading

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1, 2, 3, 4 …

The Last Sunday after Pentecost – yesterday’s Day of Reckoning.  It’s when we are asked to take a snapshot of congregational numbers:  how many attending the Sunday services.  These are ultimately published for all to see (well, for those interested … Continue reading

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