/January 2008 Articles

Challenge to the news

In an excerpt from one of the FiF Working Party reports, Philip North calls for Anglo-Catholic renewal through focusing on evangelization rather than internal arguments The post-modern culture which we are called to evangelize in twenty-first century Britain is profoundly [...]

2017-09-30T19:02:38+00:00 January 2008 Articles|

Reasoning into faith

Paul Griffin revisits the question of whether it is possible to reason ourselves into belief in God, and highlights the ongoing importance of reason with regard to issues such as gender and mission There is a limit to the time [...]

2017-09-30T19:01:34+00:00 January 2008 Articles|

Fr Green

A Latin proverb says 'we perish by permitted things.' The sins which spoil our progress are not actually forbidden. On the contrary, it is those things which are inherently virtuous but get out of control that are our undoing. The [...]

2017-09-30T19:00:01+00:00 January 2008 Articles|

You shall be free

Even today, the relationship between Church and State continues to change and not necessarily for the better. In the last of this series, George Austin compares the current situation to that envisaged in the Magna Carta At Runnymede in 1215, [...]

2017-09-30T18:59:24+00:00 January 2008 Articles|

Time’s greater unity

Peter Lyon offers an elegiac exhortation for the forthcoming Week of Christian Unity Some years ago we attended a glorious Evensong in Durham Cathedral. In the choir pews where we sat were notices telling us to remember that people had [...]

2017-09-30T18:58:49+00:00 January 2008 Articles|

The mission-blockers

Can we counter those who disrupt the progress of a church's mission agenda? Julian Mann explains a possible course of action and a change in church rules I do not usually remember my dreams, but this one was vivid. The [...]

2017-09-30T18:58:18+00:00 January 2008 Articles|

The pure in heart

In his continued examination of the Beatitudes, Hugh Bates discusses the meaning of purity and the nature of its reward How can a heart be pure? How can anybody see God and live? Nevertheless, the Psalmist could write, 'One thing [...]

2017-09-30T18:57:48+00:00 January 2008 Articles|

Bitter church rivals

Simon Heans shares a blow by blow account of the setting up of a church plant in his own parish and wonders what it presages for cooperation between Catholic and Evangelical Anglicans Your enemy's enemy isn't necessarily your friend.' That [...]

2017-09-30T18:57:03+00:00 January 2008 Articles|

Bitter church rivals

Simon Heans shares a blow by blow account of the setting up of a church plant in his own parish and wonders what it presages for cooperation between Catholic and Evangelical Anglicans Your enemy's enemy isn't necessarily your friend.' That [...]

2017-09-30T18:55:07+00:00 January 2008 Articles|

Bitter church rivals

Simon Heans shares a blow by blow account of the setting up of a church plant in his own parish and wonders what it presages for cooperation between Catholic and Evangelical Anglicans Your enemy's enemy isn't necessarily your friend.' That [...]

2017-09-30T18:54:26+00:00 January 2008 Articles|