Petley White Fury

Book Review of Christer Petley’s ‘White Fury’ by Dr. Steve Watts

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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 […]

Welcome Home - Ghost Ship

Welcome Home

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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 […]

Morocco

Dying Every Day – To Live!

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Dying to our own agendas… The last day of our trip to Morocco overlapped with the Pope’s visit. We had just completed the final module of our Certificate in Transformational Ministry at the Margins with 40 French-speaking Sub-Sahara African migrants. I was tired but excited after having spent time visiting house churches and engaging with serious missional […]

Welcoming and Becoming Strangers and Aliens

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Welcoming and becoming strangers… We have spent the past ten days with Sub-Saharan African migrants in Egypt and Morocco—most of whom are undocumented (“strangers”). Spending time with these vulnerable and courageous people has refreshed our perspective on life and faith. I share these thoughts on migration and immigration in response to disturbing news articles I’m […]