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All articles by Lee Gatiss

Lee has been Director of Church Society since January 2013. In addition to editing an internet journal called Theologian,
Lee serves as a member of the editorial board of Themelios, and is on the councils of Fellowship of Word and Spirit, Reform,
the Church of England Evangelical Council, and Affinity.
Lee is review editor of Churchman, a trustee of the annual St Antholin Lecture, and a member of the Latimer Trust Theological
Workgroup. He teaches 15-17th century church history to undergraduates and ordinands at Cambridge University. He is also
lecturer in church history at Union School of Theology and research fellow of the Jonathan Edwards Centre Africa at the University
of the Free State, South Africa.

Historical

February 2017
Articles > Historical

The Church of England (1967-2017)

It is difficult in only one page to sum up five decades in the life of an institution as large and diverse as the Church of England. But here goes! Irreversible decline? One of the most obvious facts we must note to begin with is that the Church of England (CofE) has in many…

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Is God a she?

Article

January 2016
Articles > Comment

Is God a she?

In an interview with The Guardian newspaper (24 October 2015), the new Bishop of Gloucester, Rachel Treweek, joined others who are saying that the Church of England should use both male and female pronouns when referring to God. She personally prefers, we’re told, to say neither ‘he’ nor ‘she’, but ‘God’. ‘Sometimes I lapse,…

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News

June 2013
News

Inaugural Toon Lecture

The former Bishop of Rochester, Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali, has given the first Toon Lecture, which was established in honour of the late Dr Peter Toon, who died in 2009.      Peter Toon was a Yorkshireman, Anglican minister, theologian and church historian. He served at various times as librarian at Latimer House in Oxford, curate…

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THE GREAT EJECTION – The Book of Common Prayer (1662)

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August 2012
Articles > Historical

THE GREAT EJECTION – The Book of Common Prayer (1662)

THE GREAT EJECTION The Book of Common Prayer (1662) Last year we celebrated the 400th anniversary of the King James Version of the Bible. This year the history buffs and antiquarians are in joyful mood because it is the 350th anniversary of that famously Anglican date — 1662. In these days of spiritual ignorance…

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THE GREAT EJECTION – The Great Ejection of 1662