Laura Dodsworth joins Revs Jamie and Tom for the second half of this episode. Before that we discuss latest developments including identity politics in football and cricket, the lockdown probably not ending on June 21st, and a joint letter from Humanists UK and Churches Together urging as many people as possible to get vaccinated.
We speak to Laura about her fantastic new book, A State of Fear, and all sorts of issues arising from it, including the Church's response, how to bring about reconciliation and healing and where we go from here.
Our Scripture this week is taken from John 8:31-38, 44-45: the lies which enslave and the truth which sets us free.
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For Humanists and Christians: https://humanism.org.uk/2021/06/02/humanists-and-christians-urge-as-many-as-possible-to-get-vaccinated-against-covid-19/ and https://humanism.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021-05-11-PG-Covid-19-vaccine-Churches-statement.docx.pdf
For Jamie's piece on ethical issues arising from Covid-19 vaccines: https://jamiefranklin.wordpress.com/2021/05/31/ethical-considerations-concerning-covid-19-vaccinations/