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SIMON BURTON-JONES Expressing Christian Faith in Today's Society
How do we cope with the complex demands of modern life?



SIMON BURTON-JONES Expressing Christian Faith in Today's Society

Most of us want to do the right thing with our lives, but how do we cope with the complex demands of modern life?

This website expresses a deep yearning of mine: to take the beautiful message of the Gospel about Jesus

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Small Steps And Giant Leaps; The Quest To Shape A Post-Pandemic Church

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It’s never been more important to keep up with the news today, and it’s never been more depressing. We have to know about a constantly changing set of

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The County Lines Psalm

The County Lines Psalm

The Clewer Initiative helps the Church of England to develop strategies to detect modern slavery in the community and to help provide victim support and care.Their Lent course for 2021 is ‘Women in the Shadows’, and helps to shine a light on

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A New Politics Of Care

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Why, if care for our most vulnerable and frail is so important,

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Taking Leave Of Reality

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Conspiracy theory has a long history and like a virus, mutates.

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The Lost Art Of Listening

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The skill we need the most is the one we are rapidly losing. The practice of hearing

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Simon Interviews Eva Schloss

From Freedom To Betrayal

Simon Interviews Eva Schloss

Read Also The Bystander
Eva Geiringer was born in Austria, and shortly after the annexation of Austria by Germany in 1938, her family emigrated to Belgium and finally to the Netherlands. While there, she lived in the same apartment block as Anne Frank, and the girls, only a month apart in age, were sometimes playmates from ages 11 to 13, at which time both went into hiding from the Nazis. In May 1944, the Jewish family was captured by the Nazis, and transported to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi concentration camps. Her father and brother did not survive the ordeal, but she and her mother were freed in 1945 by Soviet troops. They returned to Amsterdam in the Netherlands, and during this time, she and her mother renewed their friendship with Otto Frank, who was at that time contending with the loss of his wife and children, and the discovery of his daughter Anne's diary. Eva continued her schooling and then studied art history at the University of Amsterdam. She then traveled to England to study photography for a year. While there, she met and married Zvi Schloss, a Jewish refugee from Germany who had been living in Israel, and the couple subsequently settled in England.
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