Referred to by Polycarp as “the first born of Satan,” Marcion was one of the most famous heretics of the early church and the leader of the sect known as the “Marcionites.” Marcion is known for his Gnostic leanings which he integrated into a version of Christianity. Marcion rejected the entire Old Testament, believing the [...]
Politicians and Methodists will debate the question, "Do we have faith in the future of politics?" during this year's annual Methodist Conference in London. Dr Stella Creasy MP (Labour), Sarah Teather MP (Lib Dem) and John Glen (Conservative) will on the panel for this year's Beckley Lecture hosted in the House of Commons (Committee Room 10) at 8pm on 8 July.
The Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, Mr Mike King, has expressed solidarity with the Muslim community in light of reprisal attacks on Islamic buildings following the horrific murder of the British soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich.
An alliance of Churches representing Christians from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland has written to the Prime Minister asking for an apology on behalf of the Government for misrepresenting the poor.