Irreverend: Faith and Current Affairs

Is God the "Father" Sexist?

July 14, 2023
Irreverend: Faith and Current Affairs
Is God the "Father" Sexist?
Show Notes

Join CofE revs with a difference Jamie, Tom and Daniel for a discussion of all the recent news in Church and society. This week:
- Was the Archbishop of York right to describe language about God being a father as "problematic" and "patriarchal"?
- The Archbishop of Canterbury says that universities should have their funding cut if "trans" people are insulted.
- Westminster Abbey holds a service of worship in praise of the NHS on its 75th anniversary.
- And the Creed is rewritten by an American Church so that it sounds somewhat more progressive. Hear the revs reaction to "The Sparkle Creed".
In broader news, the revs respond to recent developments around the Covid enquiry and Matt Hancock's claim that there should have been harder and better lockdowns and to the recent unorthodox winner of Miss Netherlands.
Question the Rev is about the Devil's motivation in tempting Jesus. An email of the week concerns a listener's disciplinary process at work for posting ostensibly discriminatory things on social media. And there is much much more as always!
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