Tag Archives: 20th November 2012

The twelve days of Christmas – the first two days

The Twelve days of Christmas is one of the best known and yet allusive pieces of writing about Christmas in the canon of carolling emerging from Britain – yet it has french roots, and a complex history which leads us either to the Christ child in a manger or simply a french red legged partridge and its vernacularisation into a pear tree – read on for a deeper understanding of the riddle of the first two days! Continue reading

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The Equality Act 2010 and Women Bishops

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

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