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What on earth is going on in Pennsylvania? America 1 Bishop who wouldn’t leave Denial, as they say, is not just a river in Egypt. So it is that liberal Pennsylvania Episcopal Bishop Charles Bennison is still refusing the diocesan [...]

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letters to the editor

Sin and repentance From Mr Edward Low If I may add my two-pennorth to the controversy over Bishop Robinson. It seems to me the crux of the matter is (and where the offence lies) the true acknowledgement of sin. Jesus [...]

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Forward in Faith update

Money matters Recipients of New Directions who are also members of Forward in Faith will have received in this issue a copy of the Annual Report by Cyril Wood, our Honorary Treasurer. Since the foundation of Forward in Faith in [...]

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30 Days

16,129,000% On one side of the coin, the CofE faces a pensions crisis, with between £18m and £36m extra needed if clergy pensions are not to face serious problems in the future. On the other side of the coin, Auckland [...]

2017-09-27T18:22:34+00:00May 2006 Articles|

Touching Place

ALL SAINTS, WING, BUCKS As you pass through the lychgate, your immediate impression is of a late-medieval church, followed seconds later by the realization that the polygonal apsidal chapel is Anglo-Saxon, retaining original arcading (with inserted medieval windows) and blocked [...]

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Price of redemption

The biblical metaphors of liberation should not be trivialized. Patrick Henry Reardon is a Senior Editor of Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity Among the several images used in holy Scripture to describe the redemptive work of Our Lord there [...]

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faith of our fathers

Arthur Middleton in William Laud's (1573–1645) closet William Laud’s Private Devotions present the priest in his closet in penitence before the Cross, revealing inner thoughts and feelings in which his mind continually moved, and highlighting the omissions of biographies. It [...]

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Sacred vision

THE ADORATION OF THE LAMB Van Eyck’s masterpiece is a meditation on the mystery of the Holy Eucharist (the feast of Corpus Christi also originates from Flanders). The artist uses various techniques to involve the spectator in the painting. The [...]

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the way we live now

Actions speak louder than words Geoffrey Kirk on the use of Scripture Actions speak louder than words – especially when the words verge on the fraudulent. The truth is that the case from Scripture and tradition, for the ordination of [...]

2017-09-27T18:19:43+00:00May 2006 Articles|


Faith and belief A parish priest The Feast of Sts Peter and Paul is one of the great festivals of the Church, for it is from the Apostles that we have received our Faith. The Faith, which we profess in [...]

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