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Reform Magazine | July 21, 2017

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Editorial: Don’t look back in anger

30/06/2017 |

Here’s to hope. In times of violence and hardship, worry and instability, hope is often a grim determination to carry on against the odds, but sometimes it is a glimpse of something more.

Three days after the terrible terrorist attack in Manchester in … Read More

Editorial: Party leaders do God

26/05/2017 |

Maybe I wasn’t paying attention, but I don’t remember Easter messages being a thing that UK politicians do. Since Alastair Campbell used the statement to stop Tony Blair talking about his faith, ‘We don’t do God’ has become the expected … Read More

Editorial: A strange kind of glory

24/04/2017 |

The focal point of my church is a stained glass window depicting the risen Christ. Hands raised, wearing a crown and robes,he gazes down on us from the heights of glory.

It’s not an image I warm to. Perhaps in … Read More

Editorial: Surprise!

27/03/2017 |

So, this is #awks – right? Mine isn’t the face you’d expect on this page, but hey, the Editor is unexpectedly away, and the show must go on, so here I am.

The first issue of Reform I ever worked … Read More

Editorial: Trump and the Reformation

21/02/2017 |

Autumn in a German mining town. A Dominican friar is in the street, preaching about purgatory. He graphically describes the wretched agonies suffered by the departed loved ones of his audience. They wail, they plead. If only there was some … Read More

Editorial: A journey worth taking

30/01/2017 |

Two crucial events in the life of Martin Luther demonstrate what the Reformation – whose 500th anniversary we celebrate this year – was all about. One event is well known, the other, less so.

In 1521, Luther appeared before the … Read More