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THINKING ABOUT MARRIAGE?

Theological and historical perspectives

A Day Conference

Marriage has been much in the news recently. Some
are adamant that the Christian ideal of marriage is
and can only be between one man and one woman, providing the
proper context in which children are conceived and
raised. Others understand deep committed relationships
to be God-given and marriage-like, regardless of whether
they are between a man and a woman, two women,
or two men.

Our conference held on Saturday 25 January 2014
at St Matthew’s House Westminster offered an opportunity
to consider how marriage is presented in Scripture
and how it has been framed through Christian history,
and to explore the Church of England’s
current position on marriage and same-sex relationships.

Click on the links below for the audio feed of these talks:

Jorun Økland »
Centre for Gender Studies, Oslo
Paul, marriage and the New Testament

Cally Hammond »
Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge
Augustine and early church understandings of marriage

Hannah Cleugh »
University College, Durham
Marriage, the Reformation and the BCP

Jeremy Morris »
King’s College Cambridge
Marriage and the Church of England in the nineteenth century

Iain McLean »
Nuffield College, Oxford
Establishment, politics and same-sex marriage after the Pilling Report


FULL PROGRAMME DETAILS ARE HERE >>




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