/June 1998 Articles

THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

My Life-partner went to the Lambeth Conference and all I got was this lousy T-Shirt DON’T WAIT FOR IT - we can give it you now! The Lambeth Conference 1998 Official Souvenirs programme, that is. You bishops or Official Spice [...]

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SYNOD INSIDER

Non-Executive Directors sought for well-known National Charity A rather thin envelope dropped through my letterbox the other day. It contained a splendid bit of marketing hype. "The Church of England", it trumpeted, "into the 21st century". Not quite a sentence, [...]

2017-06-14T19:35:25+00:00 June 1998 Articles|

UPDATE REFORM

THE WORD ‘P’ ONE OF THE BESETTING problems of English evangelicals is that the best of them don’t believe in church politics. Simply ring-fencing your parish and preaching the gospel is held to be the way to transform (or at [...]

2017-06-14T19:33:04+00:00 June 1998 Articles|

FAITH OF OUR FATHERS

THOMAS TRAHERNE: A MAN FOR TODAY A NEW MILLENNIUM seems tinged with foreboding, our hearts are fearful about what might happen. Is this a Christian attitude? Probably not, but Jesus predicted that it would be so, and followed with these [...]

2017-06-14T19:32:28+00:00 June 1998 Articles|

JUBILEE 2000

Peter Lilley considers the morality and the practical politics of Third World debt THE AIM OF THE JUBILEE 2000 campaign to encourage leaders to cancel the backlog of unpayable debts by the most impoverished nations is wholly admirable. The idea [...]

2017-06-14T19:31:51+00:00 June 1998 Articles|

LAMBETH BRIEFING

By Archdeacon Armitage-Shanks 'It has long been recognised in the Anglican Communion that polygamy in parts of Africa has features of both faithfulness and righteousness.' from 'Called to full Humanity: a Report for the Lambeth Conference, Section I', Chair, the [...]

2017-06-14T19:30:34+00:00 June 1998 Articles|