/February 2019 Articles

A Youth Initiative

Jenny Sturtevant recounts an action-packed weekend   During the October half term holiday in 2018, 15 young people and 5 adults made their way to Carroty Wood in Kent. Carroty Wood is part of Rock UK, a Christian organization that [...]

Touching Place

S MARGARET, QUADRING, LINCS   The marshland of southeast Lincolnshire stretches for mile after mile, punctuated by small settlements and the occasional town. And churches. Henry Thorold once described the route from Sleaford towards Kings Lynn as a via mirabilis, [...]

Secular Liturgies

Tom Sutcliffe visits a Royal Peculiar   I remember Westminster Abbey when one could go into it without paying or praying (or pretending to pray as the huge entrance fee might tempt one to do—though what about “false” or “pretended” [...]

The way we live now

Christopher Smith reflects on the naming of children and the meaning of baptism   I recently turned up a cutting from a 2013 copy of Private Eye, specifically from ‘Pseuds Corner,’ a ‘pseud’ being, in the jargon of that magazine, [...]