The Church Isn’t Fiction

Keep in contact with real things — the actual people around you, the actual place where you live, the actual God who underpins and suffuses all — and you’ll be inoculated against relativism.

Schools for the Imagination

Many ordinands haven’t had their imagination informed deeply by Scripture or by long experience in the Church. Our parishes and theological schools have not responded to this reality.

The sea change

I was advised that I was “too academic” and would need to play down my experience as a theological educator.