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Faith of our Fathers

Arthur Middleton on the Athanasian Creed On major feast days The Book of Common Prayer requires the Athanasian Creed, known as the Quicunque Vult, to replace the Apostles’ Creed. I wonder how many clergy obey this rubric. How many laity [...]

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A Sacred Presence, a Holy Battle

Terry Buckingham remembers the sacrifice and witness of priests in the First World War About 5,000 chaplains of all denominations served in the Great War, of whom just over 3,000 were Anglican. Some names, like those of Geoffrey Studdert-Kennedy (‘Woodbine [...]

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From the Archives

Each month we hope to bring you an article from the last twenty five years of Forward in Faith. This month Fr John Broadhurst  writes a letter as Chairman in the first edition of New Directions Students of English Christianity [...]

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Letter from America

Brian Wehrle considers the state of Anglicanism on both sides of the Atlantic This past summer I had the good fortune of completing a placement at St Luke’s Shepherd Bush, with Fr Richard Bastable. This proved to be a very [...]

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Secular Liturgies

Tom Sutcliffe considers a classical theme Colourblind versus colour-sensitive theatrical casting is again in the news.  Holywood star Ed Skrein backed out of playing a character in a new Hellboy movie about a virtuous demon because in the original comic [...]

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November Diary

November is the month of the Holy Souls, and its theme is remembrance. Last year saw solemn commemorations of the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, this year of Passchendaele. It is the over-arching name for a series of [...]

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Views, Reviews and Previews

Art   Jasper Johns ‘Something resembling truth’ Royal Academy until 11th December, 2017   Jasper Johns (b. 1930) was a great artist in New York in the 1950s and 60s. Along with Robert Rauschenberg, Merce Cunningham and John Cage he [...]

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The way we live now

Christopher Smith recalls the misery of the Freshers’ Fair This may seem like a strange question to raise in a print magazine, but I wonder how much longer print publications are going to last. The Independent newspaper went ‘online only’ [...]

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This month marks the 25th Anniversary of Forward in Faith – and what a 25 years they have been! They have seen us win the battle but lose the war on the vexed question of the ordination of women, emerging, [...]

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