/August 1997 Articles

COMMENT FOR AUGUST 1997

It was always likely that the General Convention of the Episcopal Church of the United States would precipitate further divisions in American Anglicanism. That unhappy, divided and increasingly apostate body (which, as Archbishop Carey told its assembled delegates, is picking [...]

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CREATED HE THEM

John Richardson on Genesis 2:18 THEN THE LORD GOD SAID, `It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.’ (Genesis 2:18) In the present ferment about homosexuality, it is perhaps [...]

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IN, WITH AND BY

At this year's "Christ Our Future" Conference Peter Toon addressed the theme of Christology by considering prepositional imagery LITURGISTS AND LITURGIOLOGISTS have told us incessantly over the last thirty years that the public liturgy is the work of the people. [...]

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A DAMASCENE ADVENT

John Hunwicke has had a change of mind about women's ordination. He now wonders whether it is a heresy or an apostasy MAY ONE BE autobiographical? I never could understand the “theological” arguments against the ordination of women. Priest as [...]

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STRANGE CONVENTIONS

Edwin Barnes visited the General Convention of ECUSA in Philadelphia as a guest of the Episcopal Synod If you hated General Synod, then you will just loathe General Convention. The only advantage the American system has over the English one [...]

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THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

MANAGING THE FUTURE by Geoffrey Kirk REGULAR READERS of this column, sensitive no doubt to nuance and suggestion, will have gathered that I have something of a problem with futurity. Not only is it for the most part undesirable in [...]

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