/December 2011 Articles

Fr Ivan writes

Marking the Spot In this back page we have been following the Gospel according to St Mark and learning what lessons it has for us today. We come this month to the Transfiguration of our blessed Lord when in the [...]

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footnotes

Readers of New DiRecTions with access to the internet may find the following websites of interest. For those interested in the workings of General Synod and particularly those of our number who serve in the Synod look no further than [...]

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letters to the editor

From Mr John Chilver Canon Roger Bellamy (ND letters, Nov) says that Common Worship is ‘vital for the work of mission’ as it is ‘of today’. Yet we worship in a medieval church using ancient Roman vestments, listening to Tudor [...]

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editorial

As it says on the cover of this edition of New Directions we have 200 days to go until the vote on the legislation to allow women to be consecrated bishops in the Church of England takes place. That is [...]

2017-10-09T13:33:50+00:00 December 2011 Articles|

30 days

Cutting Edge Warm thanks to the 30DAys reader who drew attention to the Parish of S.Mark, Capitol Hill in Washington DC – ‘The Church of the Open Communion’ is how it describes itself online - a quote from the Parish [...]

2017-10-09T13:33:19+00:00 December 2011 Articles|

touching place

St Peter And St Paul, Chaldon, Surrey To first find a turning for Chaldon is not easy, owing to a lack of signposts, and then you have to drive into deeply rural south Surrey countryside, looking out for a Church [...]

2017-10-09T13:32:42+00:00 December 2011 Articles|

SECULAR LITURGIES

The Anglo-German Divide Tom Sutcliffe reflects on the differences between British and German attitudes to operatic and theatrical production The Anglo-German Divide, subject of a two-day workshop at Berlin’s main sociological research Wissenschaftszentrum in November, has been sharpened and widened [...]

2017-10-09T13:32:01+00:00 December 2011 Articles|

Sacred Vision

Art and the Faith at Mirfield George Guiver cr on the artistic vision behind the major refurbishments currently being undertaken at the Community of the Resurrection I am one of those who enjoy going on the bike to look at [...]

2017-10-09T13:31:24+00:00 December 2011 Articles|

Sacred Vision

Art and the Faith at Mirfield George Guiver cr on the artistic vision behind the major refurbishments currently being undertaken at the Community of the Resurrection I am one of those who enjoy going on the bike to look at [...]

2017-10-09T13:30:59+00:00 December 2011 Articles|

Book of the Month

Ian McCormack enjoys a stimulating anthology of English Roman Catholic writing FIRMLY I BELIEVE AND TRULY The Spiritual Tradition of Catholic England: An Anthology of Writings from 1483 to 1999 Edited by John Saward, John Morrill and Michael Tomko Oxford [...]

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