The Harvest Festival season is almost over, but not too late to offer some reflections on the meaning of harvest. Below is, therefore, a transcript of a harvest thanksgiving address I gave at Worcester Cathedral three years ago. Address at Worcestershire County Harvest Festival, Worcester Cathedral, 2 October 2016
The ‘Benedict Option’ is an idea, a book and a movement, which has attracted great interest in the USA, and beyond, in the last couple of years. It is the brainchild of Rod Dreher, an American journalist and author. Much of it is familiar. Its core argument is that, in post-Christendom,
Any organisation with a remit for people and communities rural Britain needs to have at least some idea of what it means by ‘rural’ and how many people fall within its sphere of interest! Here is one take on this based on Government definitions. The proportion of the UK population
“It cannot be denied that there are, at the very least, green shoots of recovery taking hold across the countryside in England, and beyond”. This is the conclusion of a recent article by Tim Wyatt in the Church Times on the state of the rural Anglicanism in England. The article
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