Category Archives: Incarnation

Marriage and sacrament

I’ve been writing lots of ‘other stuff’ for a week or so, partly in preparation for our congregational mission audit day on Sunday which is very much in the forefront of my mind just now.  But I’ve also been wanting to try to put … Continue reading

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A bit previous?

It’s what they would say down (very) South when you got ahead of yourself:  ‘a bit previous’.  Easter eggs in the shops on Boxing Day?  A bit previous.   And looking forwards to Lent at Candlemas today, as some of the books … Continue reading

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Absorbing the sting

Sometimes you need to be reminded of why you do what you do, and to have someone say to you that it’s worth doing.  Clergy conferences can be about acquiring new skills and ideas – and they should be (even … Continue reading

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Visual aids for the Incarnation

I suppose I’m a bit slow about iconography,  but it took me ages to realise that there was more the the asymmetry of the Sinai icon of Christ Pantocrator (above) than imperfect craftsmanship.  In fact, it’s generally recognised that one … Continue reading

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