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the way we live now

Geoffrey Kirk on the conclusions of some recent research into the impact of female clergy in Finland By their fruits shall ye know them’. Precisely: much store was set by the proponents of the ordination of women to the priesthood [...]

Ghostly Counsel

Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House Hospitality is a gift of the Holy Spirit and as such is used by the Lord to build up the Body of Christ and extend his Kingdom. As the Christmas season [...]


A consistent Christian life William Law he people portrayed in the Serious Call think they are Christians, but only two or three are prepared to live consistent Christian lives according to Christ’s standard. Could he stab them into knowledge of [...]

faith of our fathers

Arthur Middleton on the way of our salvation In his Confessions, Augustine explains why only the Incarnation satisfies. During his spiritual journey, he was greatly attracted by the philosophy of the Platonists. There he found much that was close in [...]


The YR4God Team introduce themselves and report on the Families Pilgrimage to Walsingham We are Samantha, Christiane, Stuart and Alice, this year’s YR4God team at the Anglican Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. YR4God is a new scheme, now in [...]


With just a farm for company, the isolated Romanesque church of Colamine-sousVodable (1) overlooks a patchwork of fields with a ring of hills framing the picture. Even today, the churchyard is sprinkled with the wild flowers typical of the Auvergne, [...]

Facing mysogyny

Anthony Saville continues his consideration of where we went wrong Any movement is going to attract fellow travellers, some of whom will be unwelcome. It was surely inevitable that a movement that grew up from the crisis involving women’s ordination [...]

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