/May 1997 Articles

THE WATCHMAKER’S APPRENTICE

PAUL DAVIES AND PAUL RICHARDSON IN CONVERSATION PAUL DAVIES, author of Mind of God and 1994 winner of the prestigious Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion recently spoke to Paul Richardson PR: You have written that science can provide a [...]

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CHRISTIANITY AND THE LAW

ROGER SMITH CONTRIBUTES THE THIRD OF OUR SERIES "RECONSTRUCTING CHRISTIAN FAITH NOT A DISCUSSION of Romans chapters six and seven as you may have thought, but a discussion as to how much in the past, and how much in the [...]

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A YEAR AT THE HOUSE

JEREMY SHEEHEY REFLECTS ON THE PROBLEMS AND THE JOYS OF A YEAR AT ST STEPHEN'S HOUSE, OXFORD ON SUNDAY, 7 January 1996, I said good-bye to my two parishes in Leytonstone, in the eastern reaches of London and just inside [...]

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FAITH OF OUR FATHERS

BETWEEN THE LORD'S RESURRECTION AND ASCENSION Beloved, the days which passed between the Lord's resurrection and his ascension were by no means uneventful; during them great sacramental mysteries were confirmed, great truths revealed. In those days the fear of death [...]

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FEET IN PRESENT TIMES

PETER McCRORY IN THE SECOND OF OUR PIECES ON PILGRIMAGE TELLS THE STORY OF GLASTONBURY AND ITS FAITHFUL PEOPLE AND DID THOSE FEET in ancient times, walk upon England’s mountains green?” Glastonbury claims to be the oldest shrine to Mary [...]

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KNOWING THE CHURCH’S MIND

MALCOLM TUDOR RESPONDS TO TOM SUTCLIFFE: AFFIRMING THE CATHOLIC FAITH BUT NOT AFFIRMING CATHOLICISM HE COMING of women priests is testing Anglican vision and charity. In England, as elsewhere, there are the innovators, the undecided (a large number of floating [...]

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DEVOTIONAL MEDITATION

ARTHUR MIDDLETON SELF-SACRIFICE AND CHRISTIAN DEVOTION A reporter telephoned to question me about the fact that more people shop on Good Friday than worship. We talked about how English cultural life had been transformed by the manipulation of people into [...]

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BIBLICAL EXPOSITION

JONATHAN FLETCHER THE GREAT ESCAPE: EPHESIANS 2: 1–10 We really have to persuade people to stop saying all religions are basically the same. It is as perverse as saying all Chinese look the same. The statements merely confirm the speaker [...]

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BOOK REVIEWS

MARY IN THE CHRISTIAN TRADITION - From a Contemporary Perspective, Kathleen Coyle, Gracewing, Leominster, 1996, xviii + 132 pp, pbk £7.99, ISBN 0-85244-380-3 “NOW IS the month of Maying” - and, even in parts of the world where it is [...]

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