/February 2007 Articles

Who is responsible?

Does inequality necessarily involve subjection? Hugh Baker responds to Bishop David Gillett's article and identifies the characteristics of a good hierarchy I read Bishop David Gillett's defence of female episcopacy with more sympathy than other parallel contributions in New Directions [...]

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A most Christian day

Nigel Anthony speaks up for the Feast of the Annunciation February, and time to finalize the calendar and parish magazine for March. I note that the Feast of the Annunciation must this year be transferred to the Monday, falling as [...]

2017-09-29T13:23:18+00:00 February 2007 Articles|

Reading the old Adam

Owen Higgs replies to Bishop David Gillett's article suggesting that his reading of Scripture is the wrong way round, subsuming Christ to Adam In last Decembers New Directions the Bishop of Bolton explained why he believes the ordination of women [...]

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It has taken some time for the gloom in the second half of 2006 to dissipate. We could not have predicted how depressing that July Synod would prove to be. The Archbishop of York's disapproval of Cardinal Kasper, the Bishop [...]

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