A private commentary by Thomas Schirrmacher.
A survey of the UK Bible Society points out that “there is little appetite for a secular or multi-faith coronation” among the British population.
The highlights of the memorial service at Westminster Abbey were the readings of the Bible, the hymns sung by the choir, and the Christ-centered message of Archbishop Justin Welby.
How is it that someone who had lived a life of privilege, very remote from ordinary people, could inspire such affection?
"I draw strength from the message of hope in the Christian gospel", she said in 2012. The Evangelical Alliance UK reflects on Queen Elizabeth's Christian faith and public leadership.
The longest-serving monarch of the UK dies at the age of 96. “Jesus’ teachings have been the bedrock of my faith”, she said recently.
Gavin Calver of the Evangelical Alliance: “Leadership is always hard, it’s difficult to imagine a more challenging set of circumstances”. Anglican Justin Welby: “May God guide her”.
In a post-Christendom state, the biblical vision still has power to shape ideas and motivate action.
During her Christmas broadcast, the British monarch paid tribute to her late husband. “Christmas teaches us all a lesson that in the birth of a child, there is a new dawn with endless potential”.
World's longest-running religious TV program Songs of Praise “has featured the many people who have put their faith at the centre of their lives”, says the Queen.
Prince Philip died at the age of 99. “He was extremely interested in theology”. Many religious leaders showed their condolences and highlighted his faith.
In her first-ever Easter message, Queen Elizabeth II shared the Christian hope amid the coronavirus crisis.
The UK Prime Minister recalls Christians who celebrate Christmas “in secret”. Queen Elisabeth says: “Through His teaching, Jesus Christ shows the world how small steps can overcome divisions”.
Queen consents a suspension of five weeks, which could prevent attempts to block no-deal Brexit. The Archbishop of Canterbury was asked to chair a citizens forum on Brexit.
We feel pressured to live and work as a salvation project where I’m the hero of my own story.
“At Christmas, our attention is drawn to the birth of a baby. Billions of people now follow his teaching and find in him the guiding light for their lives. I am one of them.”
Should we talk about the ‘Protestant Reformation’ or the ‘Protestant Reformations’?
A closer look at Heinrich Bullinger, Theodore Beza, Thomas Cranmer, William Perkins and Conrad Grebel.
The Servant Queen and the King She Serves will mark Queen Elizabeth’s forthcoming 90th birthday and offers “rare insights into her personal thoughts and Christian faith.”