Category Archives: religion
Power, equality and faith: how to erase female authority – the case of the disappearing women. Part 1: The women around Jesus.
Last night I sat down with some Sicilian biscotti to watch some catch up TV. And boy oh boy did I do some catching up. About sixteen centuries worth of cultural catch up. Here’s the thing. Professors Joan Taylor and … Continue reading
This was a post which I guest wrote for Ellee Seymour’s pages back in January 2013.http://elleeseymour.com/2013/01/05/no-sex-please-were-gay-british-bishops/ In the light of recent developments here in Britain and in Russia, which I have blogged on above – the posting of this piece … Continue reading
In the light of the UK Equality Act of 2010 there are some serious questions for the Church of England to be addressing over the next months as it collectively ruminates on the trauma it delivered, to itself and the … Continue reading
Today’s Independent has a piece by Emily Duggan in which she reports on the existence of a scarcely reported phenomenon of bridenapping in over 17 different countries. The UN spokesperson Aminata Touré, chief of the Gender, Human Rights and … Continue reading
Every once in a while large organisations with international clout and mega-billion budgets, which bestride our societies like Colossi, reveal their feet of clay, and their heads of – well if not clay then certainly some base metal. These … Continue reading