/March 1996 Articles

LEGAL & PAROCHIAL

Parliamentary Bsihops in a State Church The conflict between the interests of the State and of the Church in England goes back a very long way. The Church sought constantly to order its own affairs freely, without interference by the [...]

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UPDATE REFORM

The Case for Biblical Infallibility Nigel Atkinson reports on the recent conference of the Fellowship of Word and Spirit Despite the inclement weather the Conference on Biblical infallibility organised by the now growing and increasingly influential Fellowship of the Word [...]

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Letter from Australia

Is there no end to what rich nations will take from the poor? asks Paul Richardson For seventeen years before moving to Australia at the beginning of 1995 I lived in Papua New Guinea. In common with most other countries [...]

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LETTRT FROM AMERICA

That's the Way they do its II What follows is the story or the elimination of the rector of a great Anglo-Catholic parish, and its deliverance by the wardens and a majority of the vestry - though not apparently most [...]

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SYNOD INSIDER

Echoes of Silent Music Since the approval of the ASB, the Church of England has had six Eucharistic prayers. Some might say that we've been spoilt for choice, but the Liturgical Commission has been determined to produce six more and [...]

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THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

Conjuring Tricks and Sleight of Hand The Death of God - so trumpeted by liberal 'Christian' academics in the sixties and early seventies - has proved to be grossly exaggerated. He is not dead. As Paul Richardson, in last month's [...]

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30 DAYS

AMBRIDGE FALLS The once great bastion of rural England, home of the "Archers", has fallen to the New Religion. At a public meeting, on the anniversary of the Queen's Accession, the village divided 25:21 in favour of merging with Darrington [...]

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Synod Spectator

Vol.1 No.2 Pension Prospects David Williams is happy to report that C of E pensions are at last being put on a sound footing Clergy pensions are in the news again. At least, they are in Synod. We passed the [...]

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FAITH OF OUR FATHERS

The Legacy of the Oxford Movement Legacies are often difficult to evaluate, especially when they are attached to an historical movement that has influenced almost the Christian Church for over a century. This is true of the Oxford Movement, with [...]

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ROBBIE LOW THE INTERVIEW

The Rev. John Broadhurst A passing familiarity with the history of the catholic movement in the Church of England is sufficient to know that it has depended almost entirely for its energy, promotion, survival and revival upon "uncapped" players. Bishops, [...]

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