This page lists resources on this site about Modern Church. There is introductory information on the About pages.
• Modern Church and liberal theology by Jonathan Clatworthy, in Signs of The Times
• Editorial on the centenary of our journal Modern Believing by Paul Badham
• Eight page supplement on Modern Church, Church Times, 26th October 2007
The nineteenth century background:
Towards the end of the nineteenth century, Britain - like other western countries - was in a state of spiritual crisis.
Especially among the more educated classes, people were turning against Christianity, often because of its teachings on eternal hell, the substitutionary theory of the atonement and biblical texts where God approved of massacres.