/June 2009 Articles

Where are we now?

Bishop Andrew Burnham reflects on the difficulty of waiting for General Synod and considers the likely options for the future of Catholic Anglicans We are at the most difficult stage in the process... Very few are 'swimming for it' - [...]

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arts, books, other reviews

BAROQUE 1620-1800: Style in the Age of Magnificence Victoria and Albert Museum Until 19 July 2009 Admission £11 (concessions available) How ironic that the V & A should hold an exhibition dedicated to the Baroque just as we've come to [...]

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correspondents

Uganda ACC refuses Ugandan delegate On the first day of the ACC-14 meeting, the Joint Standing Committee of the Anglican Consultative Council made an unconstitutional decision to refuse to seat the clergy delegate from the Church of Uganda. The Church [...]

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Forward in Faith update

Be Faithful Confessing Anglicans in Global and Local Mission Westminster Central Hall Monday 6th July 10.30am-5.30pm Fr Francis Gardom writes: Be Faithful is an event being promoted by Anglican Mainstream as the sequel to the Jerusalem GAFCON conference where Global [...]

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letters to the editor

Misunderstanding maleness From Mr James Siddons The Revd Dr Threlfall-Holmes' article [ND April] demonstrates the extent of the differences between the supporters and the opponents of women's ordination. She is at some pains to stress, following St Gregory Nazianzen, that [...]

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30 days

Bring back the guillotine! In 1998, Janet Bristow and Victoria Galo, two graduates of the 1997 Women's Leadership Institute at The Hartford Seminary in Hartford, Connecticut gave birth to a ministry as a result of their experience in this program [...]

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THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

I owe my defection from the Methodism of my upbringing to a girl called Judith. We were both about nine and in the same Sunday School class. The teacher was a formidable Yorkshire woman who (though of course she did [...]

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FAITH OF OUR FATHERS

The Prayer Book orders the use of the Athanasian Creed on major festivals. This fifth-century creed's Latin name is Quicunque Vult, meaning 'Whosoever shall be saved...' Salvation rests on believing 'the Catholick Faith...' which is this: "That we worship one [...]

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Sacred vision

The Trinity - Cristofero Orimina It is impossible to portray the Most Holy Trinity. It is also, in most circumstances, inappropriate. And yet, in a visual theological culture, of manuscripts, paintings and stained glass, it was not always easy to [...]

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Corporate life

An aspect of Paul's conversion explains God's 'reluctance' to deal with individuals Patrick Henry Reardon is a Senior Editor of Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity Even at a cursory reading of the Acts of the Apostles one notices the [...]

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