Theology & Church

A spiritual pilgrimage in the real world: Ken Leech 1939-2015

The radical priest, theologian and activist, Rev. Ken Leech recently died, aged 76, following a stroke. Ken founded the youth homeless charity Centrepoint in 1969 and wrote prolifically on the how intimacy with God relates to political action and social justice. I worked for Centrepoint for five years and Ken has been a very significant… Continue reading A spiritual pilgrimage in the real world: Ken Leech 1939-2015

Politics

‘He was so nearly a good man’: Tony Blair on Pontius Pilate

Tony Blair's Christian faith is most commonly associated with a comment which was not even made by him.  His press secretary, Alastair Campbell famously said 'We don't do God' because of his concerns about how easily faith and religion are misconstrued in public life.   But, in contrast to the banal nonsense that David Cameron wrote… Continue reading ‘He was so nearly a good man’: Tony Blair on Pontius Pilate