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All articles & reviews tagged with wales

News

September 2017
News > Education

Education – Humanists pitch for SACREs

A humanist parent in Wales is challenging the Vale of Glamorgan Council at the High Court in Cardiff, over its decision to exclude a humanist representative from the local body responsible for overseeing religious education (RE) in the area. Kathy Riddick, who is also the co-ordinator of Wales Humanists, applied to join the Vale…

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Historical

September 2017
Articles > Historical > Uncategorised

Evangelicalism in Wales, 1967–2017

The last 50 years have been years of change, both for Wales as a nation and for its evangelical witness. Its geography, culture, languages and politics have always been distinctive. Almost three million people live in this beautiful part of the United Kingdom and they speak two official languages, Welsh and English. However, Wales…

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Review

February 2016
Reviews > Book

Travel through Wales

As we pulled up beside the gates of a small chapel, one of my sons quipped, ‘So, which dead preacher’s grave are we visiting now?’ If only I had possessed this book, wrong turnings would have been avoided and my son’s frustration diminished. In my defence, it was an extremely wet Sunday afternoon and…

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Review

March 2015

Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones & Evangelicals in Wales

Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones & Evangelicals in Wales Dr Eryl Davies Bryntirion Press 442, £14.99 ISBN: 978-1-78397-056-8 Star Rating: 4 Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ influence on evangelicalism in Wales did not wane when he moved from the ‘Land of his Fathers’ to become minister of Westminster Chapel in London in the 1930s. In some ways his…

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Historical

October 2014
Articles > Historical

‘The Lord’s gift’: Thomas Charles (1755–1814)

If I were ever to be cast away on a desert island, with only one person from the whole history of Christianity for company, I think I would choose Thomas Charles (although it would be a close call between him and William Williams Pantycelyn). Why Thomas Charles? On the 200th anniversary of his death…

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Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones

News

February 2013
News

Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones In December 2012, a plaque was unveiled on the wall of the childhood home of Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones, at Llangeitho in rural Ceredigion. Dr Lloyd-Jones’s family moved from Cardiff to the village when he was a young boy to take over Siop yr Albion (Albion stores), which is still open today.…

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1904 – the Welsh Awakening

Historical

August 2004
Articles > Historical

1904 – the Welsh Awakening

A century ago, Wales experienced that last national religious revival - an awakening whose influence was felt in the four corners of the world and (according to the estimates of the time) brought in 100,000 new converts. Yet this great movement of the Spirit had small beginnings - that did not always involve the…

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