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March 23, 2009


Getting our heads round the credit crunch at All Souls

by quaesitor

At All Souls last night, we had the latest in our occasional series of “Christians Facing Issues” – the topic this time was the Credit Crunch. It was a brilliant evening, having been devised by Tim Plyming, our workplace minister and BBC insider. He managed to get Hugh Pym and Justin Urquhart-Stewart from the Beeb to come and give us the inside info and economic background to it all – which was quite a coup. And then we had interviews with two people who had been personally affected by it all (one by redundancy, another through failed businesses). Pulling it all together, Hugh then gave 2 shorter talks (on Romans 1 & then Ephesians 1)bringing a biblical perspective to it all.

3 short films were shown during the course of the service and they are now available for all to see:

Here Tim interviews Justin U-S

Then Jane Barrett took the camera around the city and did a couple of vox pops:

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  1. Mar 24 2009

    I enjoyed your writing.
    The below is simple and maybe something to think about?


    Phil Edwards (

    In the book called Matthew: Chapter 26 – Verse 28 is this sentence. “This is my blood of the covenant, which is freely given for the forgiveness of sins.”

    The history of all religion is a record of blood and fear and warfare and horror and rule. Men and Women are damned? Is formal religion a creation of all thngs dead?

    Peace, Love and Understanding


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