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Global South Steering Committee London, 16-18 July 2007 1. We are grateful for the prayers and witness of the millions of Anglicans around the world who live out their Christian faith in complex and sometimes hostile situations. Their lives and [...]

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

An atheist writes: 'Responses to Some Questions regarding Certain Aspects of the Doctrine on The Church published by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on the Solemnity of Sts Peter & Paul has provoked indignation from any number [...]

Touching Place

LOURDES, FRANCE Lourdes is a town of 17,000 inhabitants in the foothills of the Pyrenees, visited by 5m people a year. On 11 February 1858, a 14 year old girl named Bernadette Soubirous, out gathering firewood with her sisters, got [...]

the way we live now

Geoffrey Kirk does not see what will be achieved by the proposed Anglican Covenant, and makes an alternative suggestion I am not, I have to admit, an enthusiast for the proposed Anglican Covenant. Of course, we will all have to [...]

faith of our fathers

Arthur Middleton on the sidelining of the One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church In 1832, Thomas Sikes, the Rector of Guilsborough, a student of non-juror theology and the theology of the Caroline divines, was in Hackney Vicarage talking to William [...]

Sacred vision

'Near the cross.. .stood his mother' [John 19.25]. It was in response to Protestant criticisms of depictions of the melodramatic swooning of the Virgin Mary - which characterized for them the sensationalized and cultic images of the corrupt Catholic Church [...]


There are significant differences in the accounts of the Transfiguration in Matthew and Mark Patrick Henry Reardon is a Senior Editor of Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity Although Matthews account of the Lord's Transfiguration seems at first to differ [...]


Transfiguration Arthur Middleton To see the life of prayer as a re-enactment of the Transfiguration is not to project a fantasy. The reality of what the Transfiguration professes is what we experience in prayer over a long, gradual process of [...]

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