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Vicky Beeching

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Vicky Beeching has recently published a number of blog posts relating to religion, gender and sexuality, including articles in support of equal marriage and female bishops. She’s definitely our kind of person!Here is a link to one of Vicky’s most popular posts, where she starts, what in my opinion, is a very successful conversation about equality and gay marriage. Her post is engaging and interesting, and a must read!

equal-marriageHere is a bit about Vicky, taken from her own website:

“Vicky Beeching is an Oxford-educated theologian, writer and broadcaster specialising in the areas of religion, ethics and technology. She is also passionate about feminism and equality for women. She is based in London.

Her current work explores at the way the Internet is affecting morality, and the ethical minefields raised by social media and digital communication.

Vicky is a regular guest on TV and radio shows like BBC News, Sky News Sunrise, BBC Breakfast, ITV’s Daybreak, BBC1′s Sunday Morning Live, Channel 5 NewsBBC 1′s The Big Questions, BBC Radio 4′s Sunday, BBC 2′s Good Morning Sunday with Clare Balding, BBC London 94.9 and numerous local BBC stations.

She is a Thought For The Day contributor on Radio 4′s Today programme.

She also reviews the newspapers on Sky News, BBC News, BBC Breakfast, ITV’s Daybreak, Radio 5 Live and LBC Radio.

In the press she’s given specialist comment on religious topics like the Church’s journey toward women bishops, the Church’s stance on same-sex marriage, the appointment of Pope Francis, and ongoing commentary on the work of Archbishop Justin Welby. She also comments on technology stories like the recent teen suicides resulting from cyber-bullying, online safety for kids, trolling, anonymity and the positive power of social media campaigning.”

For more about Vicky, follow this link.


Author: Hidden Perspectives

A research project within the Sheffield Institute for Interdisciplinary Biblical Studies (SIIBS) at The University of Sheffield.

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