/January 1999 Articles

SYNOD INSIDER

Single Transferable Bishops NOW THAT THE SEASON of Christmas dinners, Christmas puddings and Christmas cakes has passed and the recollections of a baby in a cattle trough have faded for yet another year, we face in 1999 a renewed imperative [...]

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UPDATE REFORM

No Free Province for Reform LAST MONTH was something of a watershed for Reform. Its Council stepped decisively away from accusations of schism (fostered by headlines such as Jonathan Petre in the Sunday Telegraph: 'Evangelical wing ready to split the [...]

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THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

Establishment Antics THE FALKLANDS WAR now seems far away and long ago; and yet, watching the bombing of Baghdad in the recent War of Clinton's Impeachment, I was vividly reminded of it. At the time of the Falklands invasion the [...]

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Letter from Australia

Consecrated Sheilas AS A RESULT of Forward in Faith’s ongoing dialogue with those of our opponents who want women bishops, and more publicly, the skilful presentations of Bishop David Silk (Ballarat) and the Rev’d. Dr. Robert Doyle (Moore College, Sydney), [...]

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IDLE CURIOSITY

THE SINGING FIELDS The only entry under 'R' in Don Cormack's book is 'Has, Uncle', with references to some twenty pages. Has and his daughter Rose are two heroic figures in the 1997 masterpiece "Killing Fields, Living Fields (OMF International [...]

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RATIONALITY AND REVELATION

Rodney Schofield considers the fall-out from Lambeth '98 and the problem of authority in Anglicanism REPORTING ON the Lambeth Conference 1998, one English bishop has spoken of the immense shift of power from the First World churches to the Third [...]

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THE THREE-LEGGED STOOL

Leslie Fairfield considers three legged stools, cookie jars and wise men ANGLICANISM'S "three-legged stool" is not a helpful image. It describes no theological method that has ever existed, past or present. It's time we found a better metaphor. The image [...]

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