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On the 5th of July we witnessed a once in a 25-year event, namely the landslide election of a Labour government under the leadership of Sir Keir Starmer. It almost, […]


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William Temple (1881–1944) demonstrated a profound commitment to the idea that Christians should work together, earning him the title of “Bishop of Unity”. During his ministry, Temple clearly got some […]


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Jesus tell us to love our neighbour which, in practice, often means through a local church. That love needs to be customised and directed. Oldham in Greater Manchester is a […]


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Following our Radical Hope Roundtable at Liverpool Hope University on 26th April, Rev Grace Thomas shares a new blog with us based on the paper she gave at that gathering. […]


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On Friday 26th April 2024, the William Temple Foundation hosted a roundtable in partnership with Liverpool Hope University, exploring an emerging interdisciplinary agenda framed in terms of “Radical Hope”. This […]


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A virtual Festival of Public Theology

by Simon Lee

24 Apr 2024

Thanks to the pioneering work of Dr Katya Braginskaia, our Digital Education Lead, the William Temple Foundation is holding a virtual Festival of Public Theology this summer. We look forward […]


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This extended blog is an extract from a speech given by Professor Chris Baker at events in Durham and Newcastle in March 2024 to mark the launch of the Foundation’s […]


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Almost ten years ago to the day I joined Communities Together Durham (CTD) as a community development worker and today is my last day as I move to another role. […]


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In the gospel of Matthew, Jesus tells a parable about a Vineyard (Matthew 20:1-16). In the parable, the landowner hires several workers throughout the day.  We’re told that the first […]


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Lenten Tension; Action Vs Contemplation

by Val Barron

21 Feb 2024

This Lent I am feeling the tension between action and contemplation more acutely than ever. ‘Our Lent should awaken a sense of social justice’ As always the words that Oscar […]


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