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Previous Issues

Issue 8009

This week’s Inquirer is out! It’s all about Reopening – not just our buildings, but our spirits too. Bob Janis-Dillon offers ideas for congregations to reach out to our communities.  John Harley looks at the ways ‘church’ has been redefined in the past year. Danny Crosby opens the circle wide.
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Issue 8008

The Easter Inquirer is out! 

It’s fronted by Kensington Unitarian Heidi Ferid’s gorgeous painting ‘Spring Pilgrimage’.

Inside, Claire MacDonald writes, ‘At Easter we simply do what we have always done. We gently lift the brokenness and set it down as story’.

Peter Godfrey calls on Unitarians to fight anti-Semitism.

Hildegarde of Bingen – a most modern 12th-century mystic. Jim Corrigall covers Sheena Gabriel’s FUSE talk.

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Issue 8007

This week’s Inquirer is out! 

Jenny Miller won a World Congress of Faith essay competition. We’ve got an extract of her winning work on Interfaith worship.

Frank Walker writes of the UK’s ‘second favourite religion’ the NHS.

There’s a preview of this year’s online General Assembly.

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Issue 8006

 This week’s Inquirer is out!

Stephanie Bisby reports on Bob Janis-Dillon’s talk on a Unitarian approach to Lent.

Paul Lindsay Dawson calls on Unitarians to face up to slavers’ past.

Tony Cann asserts that education is the key to progress.

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Issue 8005

In this issue:-
Bert Clough charts his journey from atheism to Unitarianism as told in his new book.

The Unitarian General Assembly Executive Committee election is on and we’ve got interviews with the candidates.
Derek McAuley offers ways that Unitarians can help fight for religious freedom across the world.

Issue 8004

In this issue:-

Frank Walker writes of the UK’s most popular religion: football.

Alan Ruston takes a philosophical approach to the life of cats. And,

Bob Janis-Dillon introduces his new role creating connections among congregations.

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Issue 8003

In this issue:-

Winnie Gordon finds hope in the 2020 fights against systemic racism – including within the Unitarian denomination.

Holocaust diarist Etty Hillesum used hope and faith to fight evil. Duncan Voice tells her story.

And, Art Lester pays tribute to former General Assembly Chief Executive Steve Dick.


Issue 8002

In this issue:-
Ali Scott writes on finding our souls.
Roger Booth looks at commonalities between Christianity and Islam, suggesting that Unitarians can form a bridge between them.
And, a Funny Old World takes on silly walks. 

Issue 8001

The 2020 Christmas issue is here!

In this issue:-

Cliff Reed finds reasons for hope.
Celia Cartwright asks “What if Mary & Jesus lived now?”
and there is news about Send A Child To Hucklow.

Issue 8000

The Inquirer celebrates our 8000th issue by committing to colour covers on every issue!
In this issue:-
Bill Darlison writes of the complex legacy of the Bible.
Unitarians debate the Maggi Hambling statue honouring Mary Wollstonecraft at Newington Green. 
Ernest Baker writes of this year’s very unusual Advent.

Issue 7999

In this issue:-
How do we find our way through the lockdown fog? Stephanie Bisby has some thoughts.
Dismantling white supremacy is a faithful act says Shana Begum.
And, Mark Hutchinson dreams of a diverse Unitarian offering online and in the pews. 

Issue 7998

In this issue:-
Joan Cook asks how do we ‘Love in the time of Covid’. Mansfield Unitarians share their successful virtual Heritage Open Days. And, Danny Crosby exhorts us to follow the examples of Floella and Fred. 

Issue 7997

In this issue:-
Louise Baumberg on truth and refugees.
Looking back at Will Hayes.
It’s A Funny Old World!

Issue 7996

In this issue:-
Gospel Of St Mark.
Elizabeth Slade on the future.
Danny Crosby on grief.
And, we’ve got your letters.

Issue 7995

In this issue:-
Interview with Chief Officer Elizabeth Slade.
Funny Old World.
And, Florence Nightingale, Mystic .

Issue 7994

In this issue:-
Faith is like a mortgage.
Danny Crosby finds hope in grief.
Race and healing.
And, we’ve got your letters.

Issue 7993

In this issue:-
John Harley on our relationship with darkness.
Dear NHS.
A helping on Unitarian ice cream.
And, we’ve got letters.

Issue 7992

In this issue:-

Rising Green: Let go

Crossing the threshold

Letters to the Editor

Issue 7991

Art Lester considers one of life’s immortal questions, ‘Why did the chicken cross the road?’
Jim Corrigall reports on ‘Let’s Talk About Race,’ the successful Zoom event created by the Revs Kate Dean and Winnie Gordon.
There are tips on creating online worship and on adjusting to post-lockdown life.
And, we’ve got letters.

Issue 7990

Bill Darlison and Stephanie Bisby cover ‘Ministry in a Time of Pandemic’. 

Cross Street Chapel, Manchester takes a stand for Black Lives Matter. Adam O’Leary-Amponsah tells how the committee pledged to act.

And, we’ve got letters.

Issue 7989

Sarah Tinker writes of souls lost and found.
Daniel Costley reflects on the killing of George Floyd and the protests that followed.
And Winnie Gordon offers a guide to blooming in Zoom – how to do an online Flower Communion.

Issue 7988

In this issue:-

Race and privilege

Low-tech workship

A Prayer for lockdown

And, we’ve got letters.

Issue 7987

As Muslims prepare to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, Daniel Costley writes that perhaps Ramadan has something to offer Unitarians.
Elizabeth Slade, reflecting on her first year as Chief Officer of the Unitarian General Assembly, says she has felt all the way through that she is in the right place.
It’s a Dickens of a Funny Old World.
And, we’ve got letters.

Issue 7986

Jim Corrigall reports on the keynote address from Being Together, the online Unitarian gathering.
John Harley encourages us to welcome all the feelings that come with quarantine.
Cap’n Dan puts in an appearance.
And, we’ve got letters.

Issue 7985

In this issue:-

Virtually Funny Old World

Speaking of souls

Lindsey Press release 2 titles

And, we’ve got letters.

Issue 7984

In this issue:-

Coping with the Coronavirus

NUF creates connection

Faith in black and white

And, we’ve got letters.

Inquirer Issue 7983

Issue 7983

In this issue:-

Rising green – Radical happiness

Receiving is a kind of giving

Doris says “Pipe down!”

And, we’ve got letters.

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