Tag Archives: Christian Socialism

the new nonconformity – L.E.Turquand and Jane Strickland

Nothing, it is said, attracts more than a good example… The Free Church League for Women’s Suffrage (FCLWS) was founded in the second half of 1910, after a letter from Miss L.E.Turquand appeared in the Christian Commonwealth (13 July 1910).  … Continue reading

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‘shoulder to shoulder’ – Keir Hardie, the Snowdens and George Lansbury

The relationship between the labour and women’s movements has never been straightforward.  Apart from downright male hostility and resistance to women in ‘a man’s world’, trade union, labour and socialist leaders have sometimes subordinated women’s issues beneath others.  This was … Continue reading

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determination and diplomacy – Millicent Garrett Fawcett

Today’s leading UK campaigning organisation for women’s equality and rights (at home, work and in public life) is known as the Fawcett Society.  Its by-line includes ‘working for women’s rights since 1866’ with very good reason.  For its name and … Continue reading

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family features and economic leverage – Margaret Llewellyn Davies

The importance of family in nurturing our values and purpose is immense.  We can break away from our upbringing, and we need to where it is confining or destructive.  Yet history shows that family shapes us powerfully.  As we seek … Continue reading

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grounding theology – R.J.Campbell and Henry Scott Holland

Each generation must engage afresh with the tradition it receives.  This is partly to find mediating language to communicate effectively with every new context.  It is also because every theology falls short of the glory of God.  As the great … Continue reading

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