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St Clement

Despite the fact that it was written almost two millennia ago, a letter of St Clement to the Corinthians contains much that is relevant to the problems of the Church today. Paul Griffin explains Each year on 23 November we [...]

book reviews

MOTHER LEAKEY AND THE BISHOP A Ghost Story Peter Marshall OUP, 336pp, hbk 978 0 19 927371 3, £12-99 Dr John Atherton, Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (1636-40) is the only Anglican bishop to have been executed for sodomy. So [...]


Ghana Visit to the Diocese of Ho The cover of the May edition of New Directions showed a photograph taken by me, of three priests from the Diocese of Ho in Ghana reading copies of this magazine. I have been [...]

Forward in Faith update

National Assembly When we all met at Central Hall, Westminster for the first Forward in Faith National Assembly way back in September 1994, our detractors were all quite certain that Forward in Faith was but a very temporary organisation. How [...]

30 days

You pays your money... Many thanks to the website of something called The Anglican Independent Communion Worldwide at www.aicuk. org.uk, for the intriguing headline This Website is Suspended. 'On Sunday 10th June 2007 three key members of the team which [...]

Touching Place

ST ISSUI, PATRICK), BRECKNOCK There is remote, and then there is very remote. Turn north off the A465 at Llanfihangel, just north of Abergavenny, and you are on a back road; after a couple of miles and two more turns, [...]

the way we live now

Geoffrey Kirk looks at the link between Christianity and the eight Millennium Development Goals The real trouble about the set your patient is living in,' wrote Screwtape to Wormwood, 'is that it is merely Christian. They all have individual interests, [...]

faith of our fathers

Arthur Middleton on the Rule of Faith In Lyra Apostolica, one poem is entitled "The Rule of Faith,' described as 'always, everywhere and by all.' 'Mark how each Creed stands in that Test reveal'd, Romish, and Swiss, and Lutheran novelties... [...]

Sacred vision

Through windows which are the principal source of light we are looking into a room in which Maarten van Nieuwenhove (age 23) is praying to the Virgin and Child. It is a real room, located in the real world - [...]

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