Interpreting the Bible just got more complicated

The English translation of the recently discovered oldest Latin version of the Gospels may be problematic for those who want to read the Bible as a literal history.

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Professor Candida Moss comments on an embezzlement scandal in the Catholic Church

Candida Moss, Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology, was interviewed on CBS News on 18 July 2017. On 18 July 2017 the US early morning news programme CBS Morning News reported on a trial in Italy where two ex-Catholic Church officials had to defend themselves against allegations that they diverted almost $500,000 in hospital donations to renovate a … Continue reading “Professor Candida Moss comments on an embezzlement scandal in the Catholic Church”

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Tanya Riches worked with Aboriginal Christian leaders to celebrate NAIDOC week at Hillsong Conference 2017

Tanya Riches, Cadbury Centre Honorary Fellow, has been working with Aboriginal Christian leaders to celebrate NAIDOC week at Hillsong Conference 2017. Australia’s national week of celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture often collides with this gathering that draws over 25,000 Christians. This year, the conference had its first ever Acknowledgement of Country led … Continue reading “Tanya Riches worked with Aboriginal Christian leaders to celebrate NAIDOC week at Hillsong Conference 2017”

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We do not think of disabled people enough

Speaking this week, the Prime Minister welcomed aspects of the new Taylor Review on Modern Work. But if the Government’s aspiration to build a fairer society that unlocks all of its talents is to be realised, her team now needs to do more thinking as to how some workers, to whom the review pays little attention, can be empowered.

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A Christian family’s involvement in the antiquities trade

The Green family is behind Hobby Lobby, an American chain of arts and crafts stores, that agreed to pay a $3 million federal fine and forfeit thousands of ancient Iraqi artifacts in early July 2017. Before it was known that Hobby Lobby was under federal investigation for its acquisition of antiquities, Professor Candida Moss interviewed Steve Green, President of Hobby Lobby.

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