Arrowhead unearthed in ancient Gath points to Old Testament story

The story of David and Goliath is so familiar in the English-speaking world that it’s regularly used in media headlines and everyday speech whenever someone triumphs despite the odds being stacked against them. In the original story in the Old Testament, David, a young shepherd boy armed only with a stone in a sling, defeats […]

Questions of our Times videos available

In February and March, we hosted a Zoom series of Tuesday evening conversations, focusing on the great Questions of our Times. With the help of Rowan Williams, Jonathan Aitken and other public figures, we explored the challenges of Covid-19, fake news, race inequality, climate emergency and unanswered prayer. The videos for all the webinars are […]

New booklet looks at how Jesus dressed and what he thought of fashion

We’ve just published a new booklet, free to download, called What Did Jesus Wear? It’s an extract from Joan E Taylor’s brilliant book, What Did Jesus Look Like? which puts together the historical evidence for how Jesus would have looked to people in the 1st century, as well as considering his attitude to fashion and […]