/November 1997 Articles

TO BE OR NOT TO BE

Mary Judkins asks some basic questions about Turnbull TURNBULL, TO BE, or not to be: that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer .... " (with apologies to W. Shakespeare) What a question! We are told [...]

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TURNBULL ON TURNBULL

Richard Turnbull reviews the current position of the National Institutions Measure, welcomes amendments, but calls us to vigilance AS THE NATIONAL Institutions Measure weaves and winds its way through the intricacies of the Synodical legislative process there is the danger [...]

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BOOK REVIEWS – NOVEMBER 1997

THE ROMAN OPTION, Crisis and the Realignment of English-Speaking Christianity, William Oddie, HarperCollins, London 1997,xii+256pp, hbk, ISBN 000-628064-1, pbk, ISBN 000-628065-X, £16.99 (hbk) YOU GET what you would expect from The Roman Option. The author of What Will Happen to [...]

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Faith of our Fathers

The quality of Mercy "Leave off from wrath, and let go displeasure : fret not thyself, else shalt thou be moved to do evil." Psalm 37:8 According to Owen Chadwick, William Howley the early nineteenth century Archbishop of Canterbury used [...]

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idle curiosity

Highways and Byways of Hymns A Tale of Two Ditties "Your love, O Lord, reaches to the heavens" - so sings Psalm 36 v.5. Notice the three four-letter words. The day this column was born, Marjorie (my wife) came home [...]

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Reform Update

A word in their Ear IT USED TO BE SAID that at the end of every traffic jam you'd find a policeman. Today, you are more likely to find the jam is part of that mysterious 'caterpillar-crawl' phenomenon which has [...]

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