/February 2012 Articles

Summer lovin’

David Clues on the range of views emerging in the CofE in the continuing debate on marriage and civil partnership The bandwagon is rolling. Along the intended path of the government’s drive to equalize contracts between consenting adults (heretofore known [...]

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Fr Ivan writes

Keep on walking Christmas with its feast and celebrations is well in the past and we enter the uncertain month of February. Will winter continue with ice and snow, or will the first signs of spring appear? We only know [...]

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Letters to the editor

Setting the record straight From the Chairman of the Catholic Group in Synod The Revd Canon Simon Killwick   Fr Geoffrey Kirk chides me (NE~ Directions, January 2012) for allegedly betraying everything the Catholic movement in the Church of England [...]

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letters to the editor

Setting the record straight From the Chairman of the Catholic Group in Synod The Revd Canon Simon Killwick   Fr Geoffrey Kirk chides me (NE~ Directions, January 2012) for allegedly betraying everything the Catholic movement in the Church of England [...]

2017-10-09T14:33:35+00:00 February 2012 Articles|

editorial

All eyes will be on the General Synod as it meets this month in London. Readers of this magazine will continue to pray for those who represent us on the Synod, not least the Catholic Group. Whilst there may seem [...]

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30 days

30days@forwardinfaith.com 30days@forwardinfaith.com Go figure The publication of the long-awaited (if not eagerly anticipated) Illustrative Draft Code of Practice sent 30DAys scurrying to its office abacus to see how its authors had fared. As a result, we are privileged to announce [...]

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touching place

St Denys, Aswarby, Lincs Location, location. Aswarby church sits right by a bend on a byroad just off the A15. The church demonstrates the blend of Dec. and Perp. that Lincolnshire carries off so well, to which the west tower [...]

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SECULAR LiTURGiES

Eat, Drink and be Merry! Tom Sutcliffe on good food and the not so good Good Food Guide The poet Wystan Auden listed characteristics of his personal Eden in ‘The Dyer’s Hand’ because, he said, critics should come clean about [...]

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Book of the month

John Twisleton enjoys a well-written contribution to Christian spirituality which takes the outward phenomena of the Holy Land as the foundations for its probing and challenging meditations HOLY LAND? Challenging Questions from the Biblical Landscape Andrew Mayes SPCK, 141pp, pbk [...]

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