/September 1995 Articles

MICHAELMAS

On September 29 we celebrate the festival of St. Michael and All Angels, whose mediaeval name Michaelmas survives to denote the autumn term in many schools and universities. It is a festival that tends to be overlooked, perhaps because of [...]

LETTER FROM AMERICA II

EPISCOPAL CHARISMATICS "It is Scriptural and Traditional to say that the Church is one, holy, catholic, and apostolic," a senior bishop of the new Charismatic Episcopal Church in the United States said recently. But "the Church, at least denominationally, has [...]

LETTER FROM AUSTRALIA

An item of news about Australia that has received considerable attention in the British media is the debate about the republic. What view does the Anglican Church here take about the question and how is it viewed by ordinary people [...]

SYNOD INSIDER

WHAT'S WRONG WITH INCLUSIVE LANGUAGE? It is often naively imagined that current conflicts and tensions over what has become known as "inclusive language" are merely familial, if bitter, disputes that periodically take place within the Church. "After all," says the [...]

POP GOES THE WEASEL

Something to Celebrate is a title with a certain resonance. 'Celebrate' is a word which neatly bridges the gap between the sacred and the profane. It is vaguely churchy...and yet it sounds quite fun. But what precisely, in the title [...]