is an international society promoting liberal theology.
Founded in 1898 to defend liberalism in the Church of England, we now work ecumenically to encourage open, enquiring, non-dogmatic approaches to Christianity.
Our new arrangement for subscriptions is now fully operational.
- Liberal theology
- Women bishops
- General theology
- Science and religion
- Christianity & society
- Sexuality & marriage
- Interfaith dialogue
Monday 14 to Thursday 17 July 2014
at High Leigh, Hoddesdon, Herts
Book early to be sure of a place.
Full details of the programme
The journal of liberal theology
New publisher: Liverpool University Press
Current issue: What British people really think
Guest Editor: Linda Woodhead
Short books offering credible responses to difficult Christian topics
Booklets on responding to 21st century challenges to Christian faith
Booklets introducing liberal Christian appproaches to religious issues
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Can you help design our newsletter Signs of the Times? It's a small job for someone with desktop publishing skills. Contact Anthony Woollard
In an article in the Church Times Prime Minister David Cameron wrote about "the Christian values of responsibility, hard work, charity, compassion, humility, and love". Jonathan Clatworthy argues that he should not be allowed to get away with this redefinition of Christianity
Forget whether it is scientifically possible. The Resurrection can still be a positive sign about the Kingdom of God. Blog post by Jonathan Clatworthy
Jonathan Clatworthy responds to an email and video received. How much damage does fear of hell do?
We can sympathise with Justin Welby's concern for African Christians threatened by opponents of gay marriage. But how should church leaders respond? Blog post by Jonathan Clatworthy
Why does it matter so much to us to dispose of the dead in a way that reflects their lives? Blog post by Jonathan Clatworthy
Nietzsche was more consistent than his present day successors: atheism cannot justify modern liberal values. Blog post by Jonathan Clatworthy
Medical intervention for preventive health: what does it say about our attitudes to God's plans? Blog post by Anthony Woollard
Out-of-the-body experiences: what do they tell us? Blog post by Lorraine Cavanagh
My experience leaves me in no doubt that statins have side-effects. Those who deny it are probably influenced by the profit motive; and behind that lies a dubious model of health.
Lorraine Cavanagh reflects on the development of children's responsibility, and the need for reasoned passion.