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David Goodhew

The Rev. Dr. David Goodhew is vicar of St Barnabas Church, Middlesbrough, England and visiting fellow of St John's College, Durham University

Anglicanism and Depression

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The Church of England After COVID: Quo Vadis?

This essay is being published jointly with Psephizo. The Church of England is beginning to recognize that the years of COVID had a hugely corrosive effect....

After COVID: The Deepening Decline of the Church of England

COVID was bad for the Church of England. And new data show just how bad. Overall, the church lost one in five of its...

When Will the ACNA Overtake TEC?

The Anglican Church of North America (ACNA) only came into being in 2009. To suggest that it will overtake the Episcopal Church (TEC) —...

Why Atheism Kills Community

David Goodhew Atheism kills community. Secularism has risen in the West, alongside acute loneliness and the hollowing out of many communal practices. This is not...

George Orwell: Closet Anglican?

By David Goodhew George Orwell, a closet Anglican? Orwell was perhaps the greatest writer in English of the 20th century. To describe him as Anglican...

Facing Episcopal Church Decline After COVID

By David Goodhew The Episcopal Church has been in decline for some years. So what is the impact of COVID? New data for 2021 has...

William Wordsworth: Christian, Anglican, and Anglo-Catholic

By David Goodhew William Wordsworth is one of the greatest poets of the English language. Yet it remains little recognized how deep a debt he...

Lambeth 2022: Is White Privilege Making the Calls?

By David Goodhew Amidst the heated comments of western bishops against reaffirming the 1998 Lambeth Conference’s resolution on sexuality, it is vital to remember how...

Lambeth 2022 and African Anglicanism

By David Goodhew There are around 100 million Anglicans. And two in every three Anglicans worldwide are African. So, as the Anglican Communion attempts...