/January 2009 Articles

God’s own appointment?

George Austin explains how the behaviour of the World Council of Churches in past decades could have encouraged Robert Mugabe's belief that his actions have the Churches'approval Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has declared that 'only God' gave him the power [...]

2017-10-01T17:34:19+00:00 January 2009 Articles|

God’s own appointment?

George Austin explains how the behaviour of the World Council of Churches in past decades could have encouraged Robert Mugabe's belief that his actions have the Churches'approval Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has declared that 'only God' gave him the power [...]

2017-10-01T17:33:36+00:00 January 2009 Articles|

God’s own appointment?

George Austin explains how the behaviour of the World Council of Churches in past decades could have encouraged Robert Mugabe's belief that his actions have the Churches'approval Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe has declared that 'only God' gave him the power [...]

2017-10-01T17:32:56+00:00 January 2009 Articles|

Instore now

'Everything is available instore now.' Was it, I wondered, a misprint? Instore? In store? But endless repetition on billboards, in newspapers, on television, assured me that a new word had entered the vocabulary. It was one which, at one and [...]

2017-10-01T17:32:00+00:00 January 2009 Articles|

Melchizedek returns

John Hunwicke alerts us to an important trend in New Testament scholarship, which sets aside the Historical Jesus and instead presents us with an exposition of Jesus that shows his awareness of his divinity and priesthood This is a good [...]

2017-10-01T17:31:18+00:00 January 2009 Articles|

Reviewing the story 3

Paul Benfield continues to chart the progress of the women priests legislation, from the time it was first passed to parliament until the first ordinations of women took place After General Synod had given final approval to the Priests (Ordination [...]

2017-10-01T17:30:41+00:00 January 2009 Articles|

Age cannot wither?

George Austin remembers one of his predecessors as Archdeacon of York, the late Fr Charles Forder, and reflects on the privileges and pitfalls of old age Can it be a record in the Church of England? Until the death of [...]

2017-10-01T17:26:42+00:00 January 2009 Articles|

What is usury?

The Church's traditional condemnation of usury has faded away of late despite its increasing contemporary relevance. Simon Heans looks at the Church's teaching on the subject and how it applies to today's situation I was at an Archdeaconry Clergy Day [...]

2017-10-01T17:26:14+00:00 January 2009 Articles|

Birth of a province

Warren Tanghe offers the clearest and most perceptive assessment of the new American Province, the complex network of groups involved and its uncertain prospects of long-term stability and Catholicity In 2000 the Assembly of Forward in Faith North America (FiFNA) [...]

2017-10-01T17:25:40+00:00 January 2009 Articles|

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There are no prizes for guessing the ultimate outcome of the February Synod. Whatever the proposals of the Manchester Group - and for a number of reasons they may well be hotly contested - it is in everyone's interests that [...]

2017-10-01T17:21:06+00:00 January 2009 Articles|