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Discipleship: Seeking Justice

He has brought down the powerful from their thrones, and lifted up the lowly; he has filled the hungry with good things, and sent the rich away empty – Luke 1:52-53 Discipleship is a big word in the Christian faith....

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Discipleship: Faith

What even is discipleship? It’s one of those words that gets bandied about a lot, and it can have different connotations for different people. We think that discipleship is taking up the call to follow Jesus, whatever that may look...

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How To Survive Uni As A International Student

By Simone Ramacci I still remember when I came to study in the UK. I was expecting most things that I saw once I got to Uni, mostly because they sent me a welcome pack, and they also had a...

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Relationships and Sexuality

As you get settled into life at uni, you might notice that your relationships with those around you begin to change. There is a chance that your friends from school drift from your inner circle to becoming more like acquaintances,...

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Super Chunk Quick Bake Cookies

These cookies are a favourite in the SCM office. Quick to make and so moreish! Takes 5 minutes to make, and 10 minutes to bake. Ingredients 300g caster sugar 200g unsalted butter 1 large egg 275g self-raising flour 75g cocoa...

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Introduction to Liberation Theology

By Chris Howson When was the last time you did an act of solidarity with the poor? What do you do with your time and resources and does it help liberate yourself and others from oppressions such as racism, poverty...

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Introduction Feminist Theology

By Nicola Slee Feminist theology, or more properly, theologies, has emerged in modern times as a challenge to the male bias in religion and society as a whole. Although feminist theology has many significant roots in pre-modern history, it has...

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Introduction to Black Theology

Black Theology can be broadly understood as the self-conscious attempt to enter into rational and disciplined conversation about God and God’s relationship to Black people in the world throughout history. The God that is at the centre of Black Theology...

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God’s People on a Journey: Biblical Interpretations

A friend of mine recently posted a question about biblical interpretation on Facebook: “There are two different types of Christianity, I feel. One starts with scripture and tries to shoehorn all experience of life into a biblical straightjacket (sometimes even ignoring...

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5 Reasons Why Theology is Important for Non-Theology Students

To any non-theology students, the word ‘theology’ might conjure up some intimating images: the intense study of God within the halls of academia, a subject that’s confined to lectures and seminars, where only serious study can do it justice. But...

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