/April 1997 Articles

BOOK REVIEWS APRIL 1997

GLORIOUS BATTLE: The Cultural Politics of Victorian Anglo-Catholicism, John Shelton Reed, Vanderbilt University Press, 1996, xxiv + 357 pp., ISBN 0-8265-1274-7 ‘THE HISTORY of the Anglo-Catholic movement in the nineteenth century Church of England comes in two parts, one relatively [...]

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LETTER FROM AMERICA

A BISHOP FOR OUR TIMES THE REV. CHARLES E. BENNISON, 53, seminary professor and bishop-elect to the Diocese of Pennsylvania says that for a bishop not to ordain an avowed homosexual could mean finding himself facing presentment charges by revisionist [...]

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LETTER FROM AUSTRALIA

THE WAYS OF WILLING WIDOWERS ANGLICANS IN AUSTRALIA have held their biggest national gathering since their church received its constitution in 1962. A conference in Canberra in February to look at the future of the church drew over 800 resident [...]

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THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

GOING APE THERE IS, I have recently learned, at Sepilok, in the jungles of Sandakan, in the Malaysian state of Sabah a half-way house for orangutans. In fact there are four such centres in Malaysian Kalimantan, whose purpose is to [...]

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THIRTY DAYS APRIL 1997

NO SUN FOR FATHER Participants at the forthcoming St. Albans Triennial Conference are being asked to indicate their choice of daily newspaper. The options are the broadsheets or “the-Soar-away-Sun” - world famous for its lack of vestments on Page 3. [...]

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DEVOTIONAL MEDITATION

THE STREAM OF LIFE I saw a stream of water coming from the Temple, bringing life to all wherever it flowed. (Ez 47) The liturgies of Easter and their associated hymns predominate with allusions to water. The waters of primeval [...]

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TO BE A PILGRIM

On a pilgrimage, says martin Warner, the world's value systems are called radically into question; and God gets a word in edgeways THEN, SAID Evangelist, pointing with his finger over a very wide field, “Do you see yonder Wicket Gate?” [...]

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