/June 2001 Articles

GOODNESS ME

a 3-part guide to Sanctity with Sanity Part Three: SO YOU WANT TO GIVE SOME BLOOD? HAVING COVERED, all too sketchily, the first two Ways to Goodness (Episcopacy and Evensong) we come now to the Third Way, which has no [...]

2017-06-26T20:21:38+00:00 June 2001 Articles|

Authentic Liturgy

The language of the Roman liturgy in its English translation has long been criticised by Anglicans as banal and unhelpful. The ASB was in truth little better, and Common Worship, though an improvement, has its own inelegancies. With the publication [...]

2017-06-26T20:21:01+00:00 June 2001 Articles|

MARX OFF MARK

As a typically truculent parish priest, I do not always greet diocesan encyclicals with the seriousness they seek. Initiatives for deanery synods, topics for PCC discussion, and (more recently) projects for a supposed worship group. There is parish work to [...]

2017-06-26T20:19:24+00:00 June 2001 Articles|

devotional

Letter to a frequent communicant THERE has been much comment in the press recently about inter-communion between Roman Catholics and Anglicans, or rather the lack of it. I am sure we all know people who break the rules and I [...]

2017-06-26T20:18:19+00:00 June 2001 Articles|

Enoch among the Witnesses

Patrick Reardon considers an obscure witness to the hope of salvation After the Epistle to the Hebrews gives its initial definition of faith as "the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen" (11:1), there follows the [...]

2017-06-26T20:16:51+00:00 June 2001 Articles|

IDLE CURIOSITY

Highways and byways of hymns Cowards in the Choir, or What no-one told Mrs Worthington When he was a small boy, Noel Coward had long golden hair. He also had a sweet voice. And the third and final thing I [...]

2017-06-26T20:15:55+00:00 June 2001 Articles|

THE NEW AGE OF THE GODDESS

Philip Davis concludes his investigation of goddess theology The Earth is our Mother; we must take care of her.' TMs line from a popular neopagan chorus captures much of the appeal of the Goddess movement. What could be more benign [...]

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