/June 2008 Articles

Sacred vision

Plague picture - Cranach Based, like many of his religious images, on the late fifteenth century wood-cut tradition, this Cranach of around 1520 is now in Budapest. It featured in the recent exhibition in Burlington House. Here the artist combines [...]

2017-09-30T21:43:53+00:00 June 2008 Articles|

Reading the 39

In a recent Radio 4 interview, genial Gene argued that the OT's condemnation of homosexual practice had no more validity today than its dietary rules. Obviously his busy schedule promoting his autobiography hadn't left him time to read as far [...]

2017-09-30T21:43:22+00:00 June 2008 Articles|

devotional

St Columba & the Breast of Peace Chris Collins John's Gospel and all John's writ-I ings are the closest of all', said1^ Columba. 'There is no wall between. All is brightness there - clarity beyond belief- and now at last, [...]

2017-09-30T21:42:52+00:00 June 2008 Articles|

Ordering the milk

Paul Griffin considers the relationship between the material and the spiritual in the gospels, and compares this to more recent attempts to portray the life of Jesus Watching attempts to film the Passion, I am reminded of the saying that [...]

2017-09-30T21:42:16+00:00 June 2008 Articles|

Find the money

Mark Stevens on the financial implications of the Manchester Report Reports (and the recent Manchester Report is no exception) are often more eloquent in what they omit than in what they include. The Report is frank about the disruptive results [...]

2017-09-30T21:41:43+00:00 June 2008 Articles|

Reading the 39

In a recent Radio 4 interview, genial Gene argued that the OT’s condemnation of homosexual practice had no more validity today than its dietary rules. Obviously his busy schedule promoting his autobiography hadn’t left him time to read as far [...]

2017-09-30T21:41:03+00:00 June 2008 Articles|

Holey, holey, holey

The Right Revd Edwin Barnes defends the creation of'additional dioceses' as a means of solving some of the problems facing the Church of England The Manchester Commission resists the easiest solution to retaining the breadth of the Church of England [...]

2017-09-30T21:40:08+00:00 June 2008 Articles|

A changing climate

The Revd Dr Edward Dowler compares two authors' views on the causes and consequences of global warming, and concludes that, despite differences of opinion, there is a clear and necessary course of action to be taken Global warming, or, to [...]

2017-09-30T21:39:37+00:00 June 2008 Articles|

Seeking to be loyal

An edited first extract from a talk given by Bishop Martyn Jarrett to his SSC chapter, answering the questions 'What future is there for Catholics in the CofEand how might we be better prepared to meet it?' Some Anglican Catholics [...]

2017-09-30T21:39:03+00:00 June 2008 Articles|

Cheerful givers

Sarah is a woman that more are talking about. Not, however, because of another slimming product launch by 'Fergie'. No, this Sarah is one of the new generation of successful young women who are 'Single and Rich and Happy; highly [...]

2017-09-30T21:38:27+00:00 June 2008 Articles|