/March 2000 Articles

THE GIFT OF AUTHORITY

Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC) Preface Status I. Introduction II. Authority in the Church III. The Exercise of Authority IV. Agreement in the Exercise Members Notes PREFACE By the Co-Chairmen An earnest search for full visible unity between the Anglican [...]

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FORWARD IN FAITH UPDATE

99 Days Tickets for Christ our Future We can now inform those who have booked tickets for the London Arena that it is planned to despatch them during the week commencing Sunday, 30 April. Licensed Readers at Christ our Future [...]

2017-06-24T14:48:27+00:00 March 2000 Articles|

REFORM UPDATE

Reform Ireland on Singapore IT IS WITH PROFOUND regret that Reform Ireland has read the response of the Archbishop of Canterbury to the Singapore consecrations (29th January 2000). We are dismayed to find that he has rejected the provision of [...]

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NO, YOU DECIDE!

Chris Smith suggests that parochial clergy are not ideally suited to being one-man marriage tribunals CLERGY OF ALL TRADITIONS will, I suspect, have woken up to headlines on the Today programme of 25th January thinking, 'Oh no! What's the Church [...]

2017-06-24T14:43:49+00:00 March 2000 Articles|

IDLE CURIOSITY

We Tried to sing I AM ALWAYS CHUFFED when hymns appear unexpectedly. Take BBC’s John Simpson; someone gave me his autobiographical Strange Places, Questionable People for Christmas. The title, come to that, would fit Christmas too, but this is John [...]

2017-06-24T14:43:08+00:00 March 2000 Articles|

THE ULTIMATE FREEBIE

A retired priest offers a true story of marital forgiveness STEVE IS WELL into forgiveness. For one thing, he has just left his wife for another woman, so he needs plenty. For another, he met his new love on an [...]

2017-06-24T14:42:15+00:00 March 2000 Articles|

LAST THINGS

John Richardson continues his reflections on current evangelical attitudes to hell and salvation IN MY FIRST ARTICLE, I argued that English evangelicalism has undergone a significant shift in the past few years from the classical understanding of salvation as 'salvation [...]

2017-06-24T14:41:26+00:00 March 2000 Articles|

SYNOD INSIDER

Frank Griswold's Poodle? AN ERA CAME TO AN END this last month. Charlie Brown's creator, Schultz, died on the day that the very last Peanuts cartoon strip appeared. Gone forever is the perceptive child's view of events from Charlie, Lucy, [...]

2017-06-24T14:34:44+00:00 March 2000 Articles|

THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

Dandelion Days I SUPPOSE, if I had been a member of the House of Lords (either a real, modern, appointed New Labour peer, or merely a bishop) I would have voted for the retention of Clause 28. But I would [...]

2017-06-24T14:33:48+00:00 March 2000 Articles|