Ecology’s Anglican Forerunners

By David Goodhew If the Nobel Prize had been around in the 18th century, the Anglican priest, Gilbert White, would have won it. He, alongside two other Anglicans who pioneered environmentalism, are the subje... Read More...

Whither the Church of England?

By David Goodhew Whither the Church of England (C of E)? The numbers make bleak reading, for the most part. Take the diocese of Bath and Wells. In 1990, around 34,000 people attended its churches on Sundays.... Read More...

The Episcopal Church in 2050

By David Goodhew Bishop John Shelby Spong wrote a book in 1999 entitled Why Christianity Must Change or Die. The Episcopal Church has, largely, followed Bishop Spong’s lead. It has changed and it is dying. I... Read More...

The Ordinal According to Jane Austen

By David Goodhew Introduction Jane Austen wrote romantic comedy, but she also wrote theology. And it has much to say to us in these dark, often hysterical, days of COVID-19. It remains a truth almost u... Read More...