A reading of the Gospel using the wisdom of marginal urban communities
The urban key
Making the commentary available:
The aim of each page of this website is to give a synopsis of the sections of the urban commentary on Matthew’s Gospel. Sections will be added more or less monthly. The whole text of that section will be available for download as a .pdf file.
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The Diocese of Liverpool Priorities Strategy Group for financial assistance towards this website.
Biographical note on the authors:
Βίβλος γενέσεως Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ υἱοῦ ∆αυὶδ υἱοῦ Ἀβραάμ.
For to all those who have, more will be given, and they will have an abundance; but from those who have nothing, even what they have will be taken away.
Revd Paul Skirrow worked from 1982 to 2000 in Urban and Industrial Mission, organising at local, national and international levels.
Ordained in 2000 serving in urban parishes in the North West of England.
From the mid 1990s to 2008 he also assisted in the work of clergy formation in relation to urban ministry.
For four years he had responsibilities in a Retreat Centre.
Now he lives in Yorkshire.
Revd Peter Winn was ordained in 1986 serving his entire ministry to date in urban parishes.
From 1993 to 2008 he was also Assistant Director of Continuing Ministerial Education (Urban Priority Areas) in his Diocese.