Monthly Archives: July 2015

Vulnerability is the norm

Despite out best attempts in the West to protect ourselves, vulnerability is the norm. Vulnerability is the norm of human experience and it is the norm for the kingdom of God. Think about what Richard Bauckham says about vulnerability and … Continue reading

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Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner on The Spirit of Adoption

In her book, The Spirit of Adoption: At Home in God’s Family, Jeanne Stevenson-Moessner writes beautifully about the need for whole-church and whole-theology approaches to the care of vulnerable children. In this passage she writes about some of her aims for … Continue reading

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Walter Brueggemann on the protection of vulnerable children

Walter Brueggemann is always worth reading, especially when he is connecting the ancient texts of the Bible with contemporary societal concerns. Buried away at the end of Marcia Bunge’s edited volume, ‘The Child in the Bible’, is a chapter by … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Fostering, Adoption and the Church research project

Welcome to the Fostering, Adoption and the Church research project! This is just a short introduction but you can read more about what we will be doing on our About page. The project is based at Redcliffe College, an interdenominational, evangelical, international College … Continue reading

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