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October 14th 2019

In the beating of a wing

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St Ethelburga Stained Glass Window

This is a transcript of the address given by Rev. Dave Tomlinson at the St Ethelburga’s Feast Day celebration held on October 10th. In the early 1960s Edward Lorenz, a meteorologist, tried to understand why it is so hard to make accurate predictions about the weather. Crucially, he observed that…

October 3rd 2019

‘If you listen you can help the turning time’

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Ioannis

A guest blog by Sharon Brittain, reflecting on the recent Flourishing Diversity Summit, held in London, which hosted indigenous leaders from around the world. They had come so many and so far, for the sake of the earth, for the sake of us all, with a message for our time….

August 30th 2019

Seeking refuge: the erosion and restoration of trust

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Guest blog by Rain Sherlock, an Associate Fellow of St Ethelburga’s. It’s difficult to ignore the truth, that our world has many problems. In Britain, we face increasing homelessness, education failure, in-work poverty and increasing violence. Brexit and austerity have exposed divisions by politics, race, class, religion and geographical location….

August 23rd 2019

Radical Resilience and Refugees

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Guest blog by Bruna Kadlez, Associate Fellow of St Ethelburga’s In the middle of 2012, the battles and bombs reached Aleppo, once Syria´s second largest city and the country´s economic centre. In that time, Myria Toukmaji was a senior student of Fine Arts at the University of Aleppo and a…