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Welcome to our features and projects pages, with material ranging from the satirical to the theological. Our archive pages, with material going back (gulp) 10 years, are currently offline, but will be available as soon as we've finished cataloging them.
features and projects
Photo of a church with a big keep clear sign   In praise of holy fools
The feast of St Simeon, the holy fool (and patron saint of this website) is here. In celebration, Simon Jenkins muses on the holy fools of past and present times, in a chapter from his book, Jumble Sales of the Apocalypse.
Photo of a church with a big keep clear sign   Getting a visitors' eye-view of church
Anne Richards has been dipping into the dispatches of our Mystery Worshippers, who drop in on churches and then file a visitor's report. The results aren't always pretty. She asks: How can churches welcome people so they don't end up feeling invisible and lonely?
Whatever happened to Billy Shears   Whatever happened to Billy Shears?
Steve Goddard has a new novel out, bridging the teenage world of the 1967 Summer of Love, and the grown-up world of now, 50 years on. We stuck a vinyl copy of Sgt. Pepper on the turntable and asked Steve to tell us all about it.
st pixels
The successor to Church of Fools, St Pixels was an online church open for prayer, worship, debate and blogging.
the laugh judgment
Follow our quest to find the funniest and most offensive religious jokes in all eternity.
church of fools
In 2004 we ran a three-month experiment in online 3D church, making headlines round the world.
the ark
Big Brother meets the Bible in our Internet reality gameshow set onboard an online Ark.
r father
R father was our competition for the best Lord's Prayer in text message form.
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