/May 2014 Articles

Breaking the Union?

J. Alan Smith discusses the forthcoming referendum on independence for Scotland In the Fifties and Sixties, a major principle of progressive thought on foreign policy was The right of self-determination'. I started having doubts after the chaos that followed the [...]

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Hope for the future

Oliver Coss sets out the way ahead to the Birmingham Diocesan Synod I have a non-churchgoing friend who has often said that the best word to describe the Church of England is, in a certain homage to Douglas Adams, 'harmless'. [...]

2017-10-10T18:45:05+00:00 May 2014 Articles|

LEAD STORY

Towards Final Approval? David Banting offers a realistic assessment of the new legislation to the Chelmsford Diocesan Synod I dreamed a dream, a dream of a new kind of bishop and a new way of `bishoping; but it has died [...]

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