/December 1996 Articles

LETTER FROM WALES

It's David for Wales ON 20 SEPTEMBER DAVID and Rosemary like many of us in this part of Britain were grieving over the decision of the Governing Body to amend our constitution to allow women to be ordained to the [...]

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EVANGELICALS UNITED

Robbie Low visited the recent Bournemouth Conference for FiF I HAVE A WEAKNESS for Evangelicals. Critical friends in liberal and catholic camps tend to put this down as uncharacteristic naïveté in an otherwise moderately intelligent person. The more charitable put [...]

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LEGAL & PAROCHIAL

DISCIPLINING THE CLERGY The way in which discipline is currently administered in the Church of England - and also not administered - has been a source of considerable difficulty for a number of years, as it has become apparent that [...]

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BOOK REVIEWS

December 1996   QUO VADITIS, The State Churches of Northern Europe, John Broadhurst (ed.), Gracewing, Leominster, 1996, vi+154pp, pbk, ISBN O-85244-382-X. IF YOU have been puzzled by the links established between Forward in Faith and traditionalist Lutherans in Scandinavia then [...]

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LETTER FROM AUSTRALIA

TOWARDS A TIDIER DOWN-UNDER AUSTRALIANS OFTEN COMPLAIN that the rest of the world pays them little attention. The last few weeks have seen this situation change dramatically. Racialist attacks on immigration by a maverick MP from Queensland, Pauline Hanson, have [...]

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SYNOD INSIDER

Where the Buck Stops SINCE RADIO FOUR'S Thought for the Day decided to ‘rest’ some of its pithier contributors some months ago, the programme has rather lost its edge. A succession of anodyne offerings from rabbis offering mild humour well [...]

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