/May 2009 Articles

book reviews

THE REASON FOR GOD Belief in an Age of Scepticism Timothy Keller Hodder & Stoughton, hbk, 295pp 9780340979327, £12.99 Where do we get more ammunition to counter the new aggressive tide of atheist publications? From America? Until picking up this [...]

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correspondents

America 1 Fort Worth Press Release, 14 April: The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth files suit to recover property and assets of the Episcopal Church On Tuesday, April 14, 2009, the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth, the Corporation of the [...]

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Forward in Faith update

Be Faithful Westminster Central Hall Monday 6th July 09:30– 17:30 Timetable [Updated 14/05/2009] Doors open 09:30 Hall open 10:00 Worship 10:15 Formal Proceedings begin at 10:30 Confessing Anglicans in Global and Local Mission Westminster Central Hall Monday 6th July 09:30–5.30 [...]

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30 days

Ample reward? OK, it's like this: you move to a new diocese, to become Rector of this parish. You do something like 13 years there (including a decent stretch as Area Dean) and what do you get? An Archdeaconry of [...]

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Touching Place

ST ANDREW, WILMCOTE, WARKS Just outside the 'heritage town' of Stratford on Avon, Wilmcote village possesses not only Mary Arden's house but, even better, a railway station. Its modest stone church in the EE lancet style, built for the Revd [...]

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the way we live now

Geoffrey Kirk finds it very hard indeed to believe a recent report by an anonymous woman priest that she truly is questioned about menstruation When, long ago, Professor George Caird was dragging us through the Letter to the Romans, rough [...]

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faith of our fathers

Arthur Middleton on William Laud and Calvinism For William Laud (1573-1645), Lancelot Andrewes was an intellectual father figure. In Oxford Laud emulated Andrewes' opposition to the Calvinism he had faced in Cambridge and found in the Greek Fathers an appeal [...]

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Sacred vision

I cannot have been any older than ten, when I was taken to Munich art gallery, where I was mesmerized by Altdorfer's huge masterpiece, The Battle oflssus, presenting the victory of Alexander the Great over Darius the Persian emperor, against [...]

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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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devotional

Rogation Days Tony Gelston Fifty years ago, the Sunday before Ascension Day was commonly observed as Rogation Sunday, with an emphasis on praying for God's blessing on the fruits of the earth and the labours of men and women. The [...]

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