/July 2011 Articles

Ghostly Counsel

Learning Andy Hawes is Warden of Edenham Regional Retreat House One of the marvellous things about a ministry of spiritual direction (in fact about all Christian ministry) is it is reciprocal. I often receive from those I have conversations with [...]

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devotional

Trinitarian religion Leonard Hodgson The doctrine of the Trinity is the statement of the doctrine of God implied by the Christian life, and the Christian life was a new thing brought into the history of this world by Jesus Christ [...]

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faith of our fathers

Arthur Middleton on the crucial importance of a disciplined interior life for clergy and laity As far back as 1916, Neville Figgis saw a creeping secularization, rather than idleness, as the principal danger facing the Church. Preaching in Salisbury Cathedral [...]

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The internet and blogging

While recent debates over privacy and ‘super-injunctions’ have again highlighted the growing importance of the internet, Simon Cotton draws our attention to some particularly noteworthy blogs As I write this in late April 2011, the Prime Minister has weighed into [...]

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There is no proof

Nicholas Turner on the lack of proof of free will and the competition between reason and faith In April’s ND, I considered the parallels between the intellectual battles over the existence of God and the existence within us of free [...]

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views, reviews and previews

JOAN MIRÓ The Ladder of Escape Tate Britain 14 April–11 July 2011 Admission £15.50, concessions £13.50 ‘HE CAN’T help it, he comes from Barcelona.’ Basil Fawlty would not have liked Joan Miró. He was politically to the Left; his work [...]

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from elsewhere

Ian McCormack seeks the reasons for the decline in the Catholic life in the Anglican Church of South Africa and how it can be addressed The Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA) is a study in contrasts. It is a [...]

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Flushwork

In areas like stone-less East Anglia, churches are often decorated with patterns in stone and knapped flint, flint which has been broken open to expose the dark core. Thus on the tower at Elmswell in Suffolk, built in the 1470s, [...]

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An honourable defeat

Anthony Saville reflects on the women bishops debate and reassures us that, although mistakes may have been made, our witness to the Gospel will not be wasted 2006, 2008, 2010: in the recent even-numbered years, General Synod has dominated Church [...]

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