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HEARING THE WORD

The nature of time There are important differences in the two Greek words for ‘time’ used in the New Testament Patrick Henry Reardon, senior editor of Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity Our English word ‘time’ bears a double burden, [...]

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devotional

The Holy Spirit Florence Allshorn In the city of Jerusalem, at a particular moment, as real as this moment, there was given to a group of Jews something literally from Heaven. The secret of an unearthly Power, radiant, so bursting [...]

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Ghostly Counsel

Nuptial prayer Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House This is especially for readers who are married or may be about to marry. The sacrament of marriage creates a new way of being. The joining of a man [...]

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views, reviews and previews

PICASSO The Mediterranean Years (1945–1962) Gagosian Gallery 6–24 Britannia Street, London Until 28 August Admission free IN THE achingly trendy spaces alongside Grays Inn Road there is a gallery which will be forever New York. Its ceilings are high. Its [...]

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from elsewhere

Poland More Catholics staying out of pews Church attendance is dropping in Poland for the first time in decades, according to newly released data, following a sharp fall in priestly and monastic vocations in the predominantly Roman Catholic country. ‘Looking [...]

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Blonde bombshell

John Turnbull celebrates an equivocal song in favour of married life from one to whom it was something of an hidden enigma Everything is ready for the wedding, the choir has been rehearsing for a week, the minister is standing [...]

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Is it funny?

Paul Griffin asks whether people are too quick to take offence at humour based on Christianity and the Bible Each age is puritanical and licentious in its own ways. In our age, there seem to be many people who pride [...]

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