/March 2010 Articles

HEARING THE WORD

Passing on The roles of Samuel and his mother at a time of transition Patrick Henry Reardon, senior editor of Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity For the biblical editors Samuel’s importance lay less in his sequence with the other [...]

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devotional

Spiritual decay A monk of Mount Athos The monk ... suffers for the difficult and inhuman living conditions that all these ‘achievements’ of our apostasy from the God of our Fathers create. The ecological destruction and the pollution of the [...]

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Ghostly Counsel

Blessed assurance Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House In our spiritual life – particularly in our individual and interior relationship with God (which for shorthand we call prayer) – we often look for some kind of feeling [...]

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new directions supplement

Anglicanorum Coetibus Statement from the Executive of Catholic League, December 2009 ‘It is accomplished’: our Founding Principle he Catholic League welcomes Anglicanorum Coetibus, the Apostolic Constitution for ecclesial bodies of Anglicans desiring the fullest expression of Catholic faith and Church [...]

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Origin of all species

Is the account of creation in Genesis necessarily incompatible with the theory of evolution? asks George Austin Over the years Darwinism has been seen as a threat to religion and to the Bible by many within the churches; and as [...]

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From Elsewhere

Kenya Churches protest Islamic courts’ clause in constitution Nairobi, 4 February (ENI): Church leaders in Kenya are rallying their followers against a draft constitution they say favours Muslims and will tear the country apart. ‘Christians will not relent in holding [...]

2017-10-04T19:53:49+00:00 March 2010 Articles|

All feel guilty

Mark Stevens is irritated by Dr Williams’ even-handedness fearing that it is little more than an instrument for delay Am I alone, I wonder, in growing increasingly tired of the even-handed and well-meaning admonitions of Rowan Williams to the General [...]

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Only equal in law

Anthony Saville hopes that the General Synod did not confuse a desire to be fair with an implicit redefinition of one of the Church’s Sacraments It is an entirely worthy thing (and hardly surprising) that last month the General Synod [...]

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Refreshment Sunday

Paul Griffin explains why the Fourth Sunday of Lent must not be watered down It is with relief that we reach the Fourth Sunday of Lent, mid-Lent Sunday. Half time: time to suck an orange and breathe a bit. The [...]

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