/July 2000 Articles

SYNOD INSIDER

Of Self-esteem and Trojan Horses IF WE MEET our publication schedules this month, you may be reading this before Synod begins, in which case my comments may offer some timely observations about the questions Synod is to consider. However it [...]

2017-06-25T17:23:36+00:00 July 2000 Articles|

30 DAYS

MARRY ON DOCTOR I The gutter press has been rife with speculation about the marital outlook for Mrs Familiar Parker-Knoll, consort extraordinary to the Supreme Governor in waiting. More than anything they have been exercised by her clandestine meetings with [...]

2017-06-25T17:23:06+00:00 July 2000 Articles|

BILL’S BRIEFING

CAUTION NOTICE! Everybody is permitted to reproduce this column - but with a Health Warning: NOTHING IN THIS COLUMN SHOULD BE RELIED UPON AS FIRM EVIDENCE FOR ANYTHING. All facts or opinions expressed herein are purely interim. They are constantly [...]

2017-06-25T17:22:39+00:00 July 2000 Articles|

MALAWI MAILING

Rodney Schofield on keeping the faith once delivered to the saints EACH WEEK THAT PASSES, we learn a little more about the country that is for the time being our home. Wednesday afternoon is a particularly valuable time when I [...]

2017-06-25T17:22:10+00:00 July 2000 Articles|

LETTER FROM SWEDEN

Disestablishment and Disintegration THE TURN OF THE MILLENNIUM meant that the Church of Sweden was disestablished. In about the same way as in England the King in the beginning of the 16th century took power in the church. With the [...]

2017-06-25T17:21:39+00:00 July 2000 Articles|

CHALLENGING RECEIVED WISDOM

Geoffrey Kirk concludes that the Doctrine of Reception makes no practical political sense and suggests that the time has come to discuss a less fanciful alternative THE JULY 2000 MEETING of the General Synod of the Church of England will [...]

2017-06-25T17:20:34+00:00 July 2000 Articles|

THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

The Bronx is up and the Battery's down 'AS GOES MAINE, so goes the nation' runs an old American psephological saw. But better take the social pulse of the nation (perhaps of the Western World) from the success, or otherwise, [...]

2017-06-25T17:19:34+00:00 July 2000 Articles|

idle curiosity

A and M: Archetypal and Millennial? THIS COLUMN cannot keep track of every new hymn book, nor judiciously assess them all for its readership. Because each church is different, there is no such thing as a right hymnal or best [...]

2017-06-25T17:19:07+00:00 July 2000 Articles|