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Living in the truth

Jesus' refusal to answer the temple leaders shows that he realized their contempt for the truth Patrick Henry Reardon is a Senior Editor of Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity One of the Bibles most shocking pronouncements is, I think, [...]

devotional

Becoming like God Francis Gardom If you ask people what human action most closely resembles the way in which God works with us, you get an interesting variety of answers. Some say that by being creative - assembling a piece [...]

Ghostly Counsel

Remembering Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House The use of our memory is an essential tool in Christian living. Our Faith, being a revealed Faith, rooted in historical fact, is dependent on remembering. Re-membering in its literal [...]

Ghostly Counsel

Remembering Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House The use of our memory is an essential tool in Christian living. Our Faith, being a revealed Faith, rooted in historical fact, is dependent on remembering. Re-membering in its literal [...]

At the sharp end

John Herve offers a perspective from the ordinary parish and shares his judgement on the Forward in Faith Assembly There has been much in the media about the reaction of bishops and organizations to the July Vote. But what about [...]

The monastic calling

Richard Norman reflects on the importance of the religious life in the Church of England Readers are no doubt familiar with the saying that the religious life is the Church of England's best-kept secret. Unfortunately, evidence suggests that it is [...]

Teaching morality

Is it possible to influence the minds of pupils in our schools without resorting to complete reliance on secular arguments? asks Paul Griffin Schools often say with justice that the problem of badly behaved youth is a parental responsibility. If [...]

Where now?

George Austin offers a personal reflection on the future in the aftermath of the July Synod, and reminds us that the issue of women priests and bishops is not the cause of the current situation, but a symptom of a [...]

More Roman than Rome

DigbyAnderson exhorts us to a fullAnglo-Papalism with a wholehearted adoption of the Tridentine Mass or at least the forthcoming translation of the Novus Ordo The Mass is at the heart of Catholicism and the rite is the text and rubrics [...]

The atheist bus

Much fun has already been had - with more to come - with the proposed advertisement on London buses, scheduled for January, which will provide us with one doubtful piece of information, followed by two clear commands: There's probably no [...]

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