Author Archives: Simon Barrow

About Simon Barrow

Writer, consultant, researcher, public speaker and director of a public policy think-tank.

Relaunching in 2015?

Well, we’ve been quiet in 2014, but some good conversations about the possibilities for renewing the Centre for Living Christianity (and kickstarting similar initiatives in other localities of the British isles) have been taking place behind the scene for the … Continue reading

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Looking to the Future

CONVERSATIONS are beginning to happen again about where we might take the Centre for Living Christianity in 2014 and beyond. The reason for the ‘radio silence’ in recent months has been that two people central to the development of the … Continue reading

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The Risen Dust

PUBLISHED by Wild Goose, the publishing imprint of the Iona Community, The Risen Dust is a powerful and moving set of readings, stories and poems for the season leading up to Easter. The accounts of scapegoating, of power and violence … Continue reading

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A Quick Update…

THE Centre for Living Christianity has not been active since the beginning of this year, due to staff and other changes. A big ‘thank you’ to those involved in events at the end of 2012, following our launch in October, and beginning of 2013. … Continue reading

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Supporting Streetwork in Advent

THE Centre for Living Christianity is interested in exploring faith as a way of life, not as a set of beliefs abstracted from it. That means thought and action go together. We are therefore very pleased to report an Advent … Continue reading

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‘Disorganised Religion’ update

UPDATE: an initial small group met for a discussion recently. If you have emailed and were not part of that event, you will be hearing shortly about another one in the New Year! Thanks to all who have expressed an … Continue reading

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Forthcoming at CLiC…

Here’s the forthcoming programme for the Centre for Living Christianity, organised in date order, with links to further details. Disorganised Religion (TBA – new date being looked at) God Matters: an introduction (runs from 24 October) Exploring ‘the New Monasticism’ … Continue reading

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