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Art Cézanne Portraits National Portrait Gallery until 11th February, 2018   The National Portrait Gallery is showing one third of Cézanne’s extant portraits, five per cent of the total of all his paintings. It is a niche show, but the [...]

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The way we live now

Christopher Smith honours the memory of Eric Lionel Mascall Ash Wednesday this year brings an anniversary in which I have a particular interest and which I hope might interest you too, at least indirectly. It will be the twenty-fifth anniversary [...]

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The appointment of the Rt Revd Sarah Mullally as Bishop of London seems to have come as something of shock to those who said a woman would never be appointed to the See of London. Reading various comments, it does [...]

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A Tale of Two Reports

William Davage summarises what Mawer and Carlile say about the procedures of the Church of England Two significant reports published last year raise concerns about the governance and procedures in the Church of England. Both the report by Sir Philip [...]

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Edward Lewis goes to the BBC It isn’t every day one gets an answer phone message from the BBC asking you to ring back regarding Thought for the Day. I had heard that Baroness Trumpington was to be a guest [...]

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Ghostly Counsel

Lent a work of heart The Gospels tell us that Jesus was ‘driven by the Spirit’ into the wilderness to encounter the enemy in his time of trial. As we begin the season of Lent we do well to remember [...]

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Letter to the Editor

From Fr Peter Mullen Sir It was encouraging to read Stephen Wilson’s penetrating  criticisms of those extreme monists who claim that there is only matter and that supposedly mental or spiritual properties and events are “really” material. This dogma fails [...]

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