Christer Petley’s White Fury: A Jamaican Slaveholder and the Age of Revolution (Oxford, 2018). Available to purchase here. Book Review of Christer Petley’s ‘White Fury’ by Dr. Steve Watts “British historians write almost as if Britain had introduced Negro slavery solely for the satisfaction of abolishing it.” This bitter observation, made by the noted historian […]
I’m Alain Emerson and I live in Northern Ireland where I help lead Emmanuel Church and also provide leadership for 24-7 Prayer in Ireland. I have the privilege of teaching at WTC on the module, ‘Shapes of the Church: Past, Present and Future,’ which is part of the Church Planting and Leadership Programme. As someone […]
A blog post by Revd Azariah France-Williams. A Warm Welcome? There is a myth that black West Indians were invited by the U.K government after WW2 to help rebuild the shattered British landscape. In fact, the government was not willing to have members of the Islands come over. They sent emissaries to the Islands to […]
By Catherine Delve, WTC MA Student Praise as Default Ever since I was a child, I’ve known something of the power of praise. Praise was a default after my dad walked out, albeit after 24 hours once the initial shock had passed. It seemed something of a rebellious act—my own small act of rebellion in […]
One of our faculty, Dr Stephen Backhouse, was invited to be part of the Archbishop’s Housing Commission. Here he writes about the purpose of the Commission and what he and others contribute from a theological perspective.
Behr’s monograph offers a distinct perspective that situates John’s Gospel unequivocally within the Eastern Orthodox Paschal feast: “Pascha . . . is the starting point and register in which to hear the Gospel of John and also its Prologue” (ix).
In this WTCLive episode, hosted by Dr. Matt Lynch, Dr. Lucy Peppiatt, and Nick Crawley in a coffee shop in Bristol Old Testament scholar Jack Levison discusses his own journey in discovering more about the Bible and the Holy Spirit. Guest: Jack LevisonSouthern Methodist University Jack holds the W. J. A. Power Chair of Old […]
By Nick Crawley, MA – Church Leader, founder and director of Bible for Life. Nick is an Anglican clergyman with over 25 years experience of church leadership in London, Harare (Zimbabwe), Sheffield, and Bristol. He is a qualified Banker and Investment Analyst and was awarded an MA with merit in Christian Theology from the University […]
Peter Brown, Augustine of Hippo: A Biography, Forty-Fifth Anniversary Edition (University of California Press, 2000, originally published in 1967), pp. 548. Steve Watts teaches Church History and History of Spirituality at WTC. He is passionate about the creative relationship between Christian belief and culture. Steve completed his PhD in Mediaeval History at the University of St […]
Kevin Madigan, Medieval Christianity: A New History (Yale University Press, 2015). 544 pages. Dr Steven Watts teaches Church History and History of Spirituality at WTC. He is passionate about the creative relationship between Christian belief and culture. Steve completed his PhD in Mediaeval History at the University of St Andrews, and believes there is much […]