Out of Many, One People

John Root
Thoughts on the church in a multi-ethnic society
Created 27 Jun 2020
  • Robert Beckford's 'Duppy Conqueror' - A Review. # 58 14/12?2021
    15 Dec 2021 • 9 min read • 0 2
    Welcome to the last ‘Out of Many, One People’ before Christmas and the New Year. The next posting will be on January 11th. I have enjoyed sending out these weekly blogs, and thanks to all who have rea...
  • Developing Minority Ethnic Leaders # 57. 07/12/2021
    07 Dec 2021 • 11 min read • 1 0
    Welcome. This week’s blog is mainly on Anglican policy. If you find it interesting then do forward it to Anglican leaders and policy makers you know. Developing Minority Ethnic Leaders. ‘We particular...
  • On Christmas Cards, plus Windrush again. # 56 30/11/2021
    30 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    Welcome. We are now in Advent, and also the time our thoughts turn to Christmas cards. This Blog is my contribution to the December edition of Voice, and so is intended as appropriate for Britain’s bi...
  • Emal al-Swealmeen + Azeem Rafiq. #55 23/11/2021
    23 Nov 2021 • 8 min read
    Welcome. ‘Race’ issues are coming into the news so fast at present that this blog is a double-header, looking at the stories of both Azeem Rafiq and Emal al-Swealmeen. Both are also Northern stories, ...
  • Confessions of a White Man. # 54 16/11/2021
    17 Nov 2021 • 9 min read • 1 0
    Welcome. This a more personal blog than most. I would be interested to hear how it illuminates other peoples’ experiences whatever their ethnicity. As ever comments, criticisms, commendations, rebukes...
  • One River, Two Streams: Global Christianity in Britain. # 53. 09/11/2021
    09 Nov 2021 • 12 min read • 1 0
    Welcome. A bigger blog on a big topic - the future of world Christianity. As ever, the views of a western male. I would love to hear from other perspectives. Please comment and please circulate as wid...
  • Black People in tv Adverts. #52. 02/11/2021
    02 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 0 2
    Welcome. This blog might be either pioneering or wrong-headed since it is a development no one else seems to have noted. As ever, I would value your comments. (Sadly my recent numberings got confused ...
  • Glenn Loury on 'Race in America: The Black Family'. # 50. 26/10/2021
    26 Oct 2021 • 10 min read
    Welcome. Recently I have been recommending a video of the week at the end of the blog. This week the video takes centre stage. It is Glenn Loury speaking on ‘Race in America – The Black Family’ (from ...
  • Do White People have Privilege? # 49 19/10/2021
    19 Oct 2021 • 10 min read • 1 0
    Welcome. A look at an issue that has kicked up quite a lot of dust recently. I’d love to know what you think. Please comment. Also commend if you think it is helpful. Subscribe if you want it in your ...
  • Race and the Crisis of Climate Change # 49. 12/10/2021
    12 Oct 2021 • 8 min read
    Welcome. This week’s blog is in preparation for COP26 beginning on Sunday, October 31st in Glasgow. However else you respond, please Pray! Race and the Crisis of Climate Change. Last week it was widel...
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