/May 1999 Articles

SYNOD INSIDER

Clergy Costs MANY PEOPLE WERE SURPRISED when Basil Hume was named as the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Westminster over twenty years ago. Clearly it was a bold and imaginative choice to propel a humble monk from relative obscurity to the [...]

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THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

Swing-Spong-Pike SO DEFTLY HAS Jack Spong cornered the market in ecclesiastical horror stories that lesser prelates have scant opportunity to distinguish themselves. Is there a heresy left which Jack has not copyrighted? And who, in any case, can rival the [...]

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FAITH OF OUR FATHERS

Easter Sermon of St John Chrysostom WHOSOEVER IS A DEVOUT LOVER of God, let him enjoy this beautiful bright Festival. And whosoever is a grateful servant, let him rejoice and enter into the joy of his Lord. And if any [...]

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Letter from Australia

THE NEED FOR EPISCOPAL CARE AT A MEETING HELD over Low Weekend in Brisbane Forward in Faith Australia was officially launched. Attendance at the Conference, of both lay and clerical delegates was heartening considering the distances involved. Over 130 members [...]

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IDLE CURIOSITY

Highways and Byways of Hymns Long live the Queen! This unlikely headline appeared nearly seventeen years ago in the Church of England Newspaper, parent paper of this journal. As its then editor pointed out, this was a significant line from [...]

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LETTER FROM AMERICA

Positions contrary to Scripture AS THINGS here are developing, the United States may have a Second Province before next summer's General Convention. Many dioceses' response to the last Lambeth Conference has shown that they will not be bound by biblical [...]

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BREAKING OF NATIONS

Robbie Low looks at the situation in Yugoslavia THIRTY YEARS AGO I made my first trip to Yugoslavia. A year out from school and three months from the start of university, a friend from the same history scholarship class and [...]

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Biblical Exposition

All Things New! (Revelation 21: 1–8) John’s visions are drawing to an end. He has seen the final overthrow of the enemies of God. But what remains for the future? The prophets of the Old Testament had promised “new heavens [...]

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OCTAVES APART

Andrew Burnham visited St Jude's during the Easter Octave GOING ON HOLIDAY in the Easter Octave is, for the clergy at least, not ideal. Either one seeks out a church where the masses of the Octave will be duly celebrated [...]

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COME WEST, YOUNG MAN!

Chris Verity invites us to join him on the Glastonbury Pilgrimage on Saturday, 3rd July PILGRIMAGE PROGRAMME Saturday, 3rd July 1999 The main events of the day will be: 12 Noon: Solemn Mass of St Benedict. President: The Bishop of [...]

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