Talking of Marriage and Relationships - additional resources
This page contains additional resources to support discussions around marriage and relationships. The main resources for these discussions can be found on the Talking of Marriage and Relationships page.
Scriptural and Theological Activities
from a workshop by The Revd D Paul C Smith and The Revd Dr Samuel McBratney
Two Perspectives (conservative and progressive Christian perspectives on same sex relationships)
History of Marriage
From a presentation by The Revd Dr Sheryl Anderson and The Revd Dr David M Chapman
Additional Paper by The Revd Dr Sheryl Anderson: Towards a theology of marriage in the 21st century
Additional Paper by The Revd Dr David Chapman: The Solemnisation of Marriage in Methodism
Resources to help facilitators to organise good group discussions
Seven Scenarios to consider before planning a discussion:
- Concern about 'watering down'
- Frustration about using Biblical texts
- Struggling to reconcile beliefs and experience
- Someone not taking part
- Someone interrupting