Bishop of London's Symposium House of Lords 2011
Bishop of London's address given at the CBC Symposium in the House of Lords on 19th May
"It was really terrific and deserves to be on this site for everyone to read." CBC Chairperson
" ... I have much to say about Anglo-Saxon England and the contrast between the ways in which bible and government interacted in the early centuries in the Eastern Christian Empire and under the influence of the Pope as he faced the collapse of the Imperial structure in the West but you cannot bear it now.
I would recommend a book just published for its clarity and comprehensive sweep -Nick Spencer – Freedom and Order: History, Politics and the English Bible.
The Bible contains some crucial themes which have inflected our political history.
In the beginning “God created man in his own image” an idea that did more than any other to provide a foundation for human dignity and equality. ..."
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