Welcome to ANVIL: a journal of theology and mission.
This issue: AUTOETHNOGRAPHY: CHALLENGING NARRATIVES
Welcome to ANVIL: a journal of theology and mission. This issue: AUTOETHNOGRAPHY: CHALLENGING NARRATIVES
Heather Walton provides an introduction to autoethnography, highlighting the way it has emerged within the discipline of anthropology and, in particular, its application to theological reflection.
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I discovered a world of women
On Iona. […]
Anonymous, unknown, forgotten,
I wonder why.
I Wonder Why
by Cathy Ross
Confirmation of conformity
Me squeezed into a too-tight, uptight, cassock-shaped mould,
Hold on – who am I?
by Ruth Wells
I trace the cross on my belly
Vertical linea nigra
This black line, marking out your expected arrival
This is my body
by Ruth Wells
While we’re on the subject of white-working-class-man’s rage…
I’ll share a little bit of mine with you…
AUDIO: Drowning in the Barth?
by Luke Larner
The realities of poverty and social exclusion in an encounter with a mother on the beach in Falmouth.
One Row Back
by Amanda Evans
Issues of class, power and reconciliation follow a move into a row of former miners’ cottages in Somerset.
From Milk to Eggs
by Sally Taylor
A childhood experience of the sights, sounds, smells and taste experienced on a train journey to Italy become symbols of a deeper journey.
by Maria Casiero
The performance of liturgy can become an exercise in concealment, and sacred places, by their very architecture, can exclude and marginalise.
by Natalie Burfitt
In this piece hope begins with the imagination of a different future – the possibility of sharing a cup of tea on your own sofa.
by Sophia Popham