/June 1997 Articles

SOUNDINGS FROM THE SOUTH

Here are the texts of the Kula Lumpur Statements on Anglican Reconstruction and on Human Sexuality of the Second Anglican Encounter in the South, together with the text of a letter from the bishops of the Episcopal Synod of America [...]

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UPDATE REFORM

BEYOND THE BIBLE, OR JUST BEYOND THE PALE? RECENT PRONOUNCEMENTS in the debate about homosexuality raise significant questions about the limits of Christian theology. Richard Kirker, General Secretary of the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement, is quoted in the Church [...]

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BOOK REVIEWS

THE CEREMONIES OF THE ROMAN RITE DESCRIBED, Adrian Fortescue - J. B. O’Connell, Twelfth Revised Edition, 1962, ed. Scott M.P. Reid, The Saint Austin Press, Curdridge, 1996, 423pp, hbk, ISBN 1-9011-57-00-8 THE VENERATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE EUCHARIST, The Proceedings [...]

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LETTER FROM AUSTRALIA

FAITH IN DEMOCRACY Paul Richardson Australia's debate about euthanasia shows signs of widening its scope into a debate about the role of religion in public life. Kevin Andrews, the Liberal (i.e. conservative) MP from Victoria who sponsored the successful bill [...]

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SYNOD INSIDER

SALT AND LIGHT IT IS EASY to criticise politicians or double glazing salesmen or estate agents - in fact any group that doesn’t include ourselves. We have a natural expectation that though their propriety should be above reproach, it probably [...]

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THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

Just More of the Same? Geoffrey Kirk THE NATION AWOKE on May 2 1997 with the political equivalent of a hang-over. Though no-one but the political activists could tell you exactly what had happened and why, there was a sense [...]

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30 DAYS: JUNE 1997

Forty Years On The Rector of Broughton, The Revd. Stephen Trott is celebrating his fortieth birthday. Trott, a devotee of the Prayer Book and great traditionalist, has astonished friends in recent years by becoming the convenor of the clerical branch [...]

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BACK TO BASICS

In the first of a series of articles Trevor and Thalia Blundell call for Children's ministry to be taken seriously WHAT IS CHILDREN’S ministry? In its simplest form ministry is serving others. Therefore, children’s ministry is serving children, which, in [...]

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A LIFELINE FOR PARENTS

Eileen Jones details the work of Positive Parenting Publications Today, many parents find they have nobody to turn to. A Headteacher said to me recently that she was saddened by the large number of parents who can’t give her an [...]

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