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the way we live now

How can proponents of women’s ordination attempt to take the intellectual high ground when their arguments are so weak? asks Geoffrey Kirk There is a fairly widespread assumption in the prevailing culture of Britain that people of faith rely on [...]

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Ghostly Counsel

Troubled hearts Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House This Easter will see the first anniversary of the death of a friend and parishioner; a mum in her forties with two teenage girls. It was the end of [...]

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The Resurrection of Christ A.M. Ramsey The Gospels are works of an entirely novel and unique literary character. They are not biographies, for they pay little attention to the psychology of a hero and to many of those aspects of [...]

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faith of our fathers

Arthur Middleton on the creation of the Authorised Version of the Bible and its popularity through the centuries Four hundred years ago in 1611 an English translation of the Bible was undertaken that came to be known as the Authorised [...]

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Thy kingdom come

Richard Norman explains why we must recover the eschatological perspective expressed by the first words of Jesus in the Gospels The first words of Jesus in the Gospels are so often the last to be understood. In Mark, commonly thought [...]

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‘The Good Book’

Bishop Ryle wrote that ‘Ignorance of the Bible is the root of all error’. No reason for increasingly rootless Anglicans to be ignorant of the fact that this year sees the 400th anniversary of the publication of the Authorized Version. [...]

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from elsewhere

Papua New Guinea Following the Way in the Diocese of Port Moresby Bishop Peter Ramsden on his experiences in a geographically vast diocese of the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea, where only 5% of the population is Christian I [...]

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The next battleground

Nicholas Turner suggests that the battle among scientists over the existence of free will is a mirror image of the earlier battle over the existence of God The new-atheist culture clash (Richard Dawkins and chums versus bishops and theologians) was [...]

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views, reviews and previews

WATERCOLOUR Tate Britain 16 February–21 August 2011 Admission £12.70; concessions £10.90 CALL AN exhibition ‘Watercolour’ and what do you expect? On the one side a tribe which nowadays wears comfortable clothes, peers over its glasses at very close range to [...]

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Brooke Lunn offers some thoughts on the ‘eucharistic fast’ observed between Ash Wednesday and the Triduum by the first wave of those joining the Ordinariate Friends and colleagues who are amongst the first to join the Ordinariate of Our Lady [...]

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