/May 2001 Articles

SPECTERS AT THE FEAST

John Hunwicke asks about the implications of the Anglican bishops' response to One Bread, One Body THE EUCHARIST: Sacrament of Unity - An occasional paper of the House of Bishops of the Church of England" (ESU) is described on its [...]

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Mine is bigger than yours

FAITH IS a virtue. The accumulation of beliefs is not. As a competitive adolescent, I marked my progress against others in my peer group by just such a complacent accumulation. Belief in Satan was followed by belief in angels, and [...]

2017-06-26T20:00:56+00:00 May 2001 Articles|

DEVOTIONAL

The Murder of Abel THE HISTORY OF SALVATION begins in a garden and ends in a city. The Heavenly City is not an urban desert, it possesses echoes of both pasture and garden. In the City of Peace the light [...]

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

THE MAN BORN BLIND

Patrick Reardon on seeing, sinning and believing WHENEVER the Gospel of St. John says that Jesus "sees" someone, the verb denotes more than the bare act of vision. If John takes the care to remark that Jesus "sees," this is [...]

2017-06-26T19:59:41+00:00 May 2001 Articles|

IDLE CURIOSITY

Highways and Byways of Hymns Famous in fifteen minutes WE RETURN THIS MONTH to stories of how hymns come to be written and composed. Those who study the hymnal handbooks, or browse the glossier illustrated bargains, soon stumble across favourite [...]

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THE LAST CHRONICLES OF SALCHESTER

Parish of Ufton Canonicorum with Ufton Magna, Ufton Parva and Melstock-in-Salstreame A Songs of Praise Celebration with Blessing of Pets and Other Domestic Animals. to welcome home our Vicar the Revd Dick Strong (formerly the Revd Prudence) Bring your livestock [...]

2017-06-26T19:58:34+00:00 May 2001 Articles|

GOODNESS ME:

a 3-part guide to Sanctity with Sanity Christopher Idle asks: SO YOU WANT TO GO TO EVENSONG? - ten stages in the approach-work. 0UR FIRST SNAPSHOT in this brief album of moral theology provided guidelines for fledgling bishops. For some, [...]

2017-06-26T19:57:13+00:00 May 2001 Articles|

EVANGELICALS AND MARRIAGE

John Richardson goes in search of the Evangelical Mind EVANGELICALS love marriage. They think marriage is a good thing, certainly preferable to being unmarried. Evangelical churches are suspicious about vicars who are single. Married clergy with children are presumed to [...]

2017-06-26T19:56:36+00:00 May 2001 Articles|

CHILDREN OF THE GODDESS

Philip Davis continues his investigation of goddess theology "The Goddess is alive! Magic is afoot!" THIS SLOGAN, becoming ever more prominent on bumper stickers and t-shirts, highlights the conundrum of modern Goddess spirituality. We live in an age in which [...]

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