Gavin Ashenden

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The perils and futility of a Church that imposes Pelagianism on Twitter

A week in a tent on the hard ground with a leaking air bed has reminded me to be grateful for my...

Reductionist dogs and the near death experience.

One of the experiences that many of us share, is having our hearts melted by the way that dogs look at us. Of...

The victimhood of John Cleese, defender of the Holy Grail of free speech.

When is a dead parrot not a dead parrot? Answer:- when it is a canary in a coal mine.  John Cleese...

Covering crosses, hiding Jesus and the quest for the truth about God.

I’ve had a rather exciting media week. As one of my friends said, “it’s nice to see Gavin in the Sun fully...

Truth, beauty and the creeping hand of totalitarianism. The witch-hunting of Scruton.

It’s strange how people use the word medieval as an insult. Yet they were deeply concerned for both truth and beauty.

Islam, the media & the conspiracy of silence

One of the Sunday school teachers in the Church in Sri Lanka has written about what they were doing on Easter day.

Secular sex and marriage: an exercise in objectification and de-humanising

The discovery of fire, and more importantly learning to manage fire, was the moment when civilisation took a leap forward. The discovery...

Jordan Peterson – Islam and freedom of speech.

New Zealand catches me between two arms, as it were; one in the past and the other in the present. The past is a memory. It’s the memory of a...

A paper presented to a House of Lords select committee reviewing the Sex Education and Health Education Act 2019

Introduction “A future generation that are going to have grown immune to the problems associated with the sexualisation of children and...

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Episcopal Church in South Carolina asks Federal Court to...

Late yesterday, on Thursday, July 18, 2019, The Episcopal Church in South Carolina (TECSC) filed multiple motions with the U.S. District Court in Charleston...

Building variance given to diocese prompts protests/questions

The South China Morning Post reports pro-democracy activists and opposition members of the legislative council have objected to a variance given by...
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Anglican Unscripted 520 – “What is Truth?” asked Pilate

The mood of the Communion is very cold in Canada as the iceberg seems to be breaking up and very hot in...

Note of clarification on Arctic bishops’ statement

The Diocese of the Arctic remains a diocese within the Anglican church of Canada, but must distance itself from those who violate...