/April 1999 Articles

ANTHEMS FOR THE RITUAL YEARS

Agnellus Baldacchino offers an idiosyncratic survey of today's High Church riffers "Who are these like stars appearing ... Who are all this glorious band?" MEMBERS OF FiF who have ever strayed near a Greenbelt festival will be painfully aware that [...]

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MILLENNIUM EXPERIENCE

with APRIL HEAVISIDES JUDGING FROM my post bag after last month's Millennium Experience, I ought to be devoting the whole of this piece to a learned paper on 'The Bishop as Sex Object' or something of the sort!! My goodness [...]

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UPDATE FIF

NEWS FROM THE FORWARD IN FAITH REGIONS And where have you been? Heartfelt apologies to all our readers for our absence in recent issues, which was the result simply of pressure on space in the pages of New Directions, rather [...]

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A SACRED SYNOD FOR THE CLERGY

Edwin Barnes explains the rationale behind a unique meeting of the clergy which is being called in Westminster in October of this year COMMUNICATIONS HAVE never been easier. Even geriatric bishops find their way around the mysteries of E-mail. Yet [...]

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On What Grounds

William Davage gazes into the black hole of authority [Includes Endnotes] OXFORD...beautiful City! so venerable, so lovely, so unravaged by the fierce intellectual life of our century, so serene! .... whispering from her towers the last enchantments of the Middle [...]

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30 DAYS

Where It Listeth At the end of a beautiful and stately offering of evensong in York Minster recently, the officiating canon began canting the collects. The collect for the first Sunday in Lent begins; O Lord, who for our sake [...]

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COMMENT APRIL 1999

The present Archbishop of York, Dr David Hope, has, according to a national newspaper, let it be known, albeit privately, that, if and when women are consecrated bishops in the Church of England, he will resign his office and become, [...]

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